It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lillie Ruth Collins on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at the age of 72. Lillie will be forever remembered by her husband Willis of 51 years, her children Willis Jr. (Jaca) and Jarrod (Juana), her grandchildren, Jordan, Aaron, Jules, Ian and Jaxon, and her brothers. and sisters Eugene, Roberta (William), LaDonna (Jesse), Robert III and Earnestine Collins, and her special cousin Barbara Joseph (Warren). Lillie was predeceased by her sister Jeritza and mother Ida Mae Harrison. Lillie will also be remembered for her nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and close friends.
Lillie was originally from Port Arthur, TX and moved to East Point, GA (Atlanta) in 1972. She retired from the Grady Health System in 1998. Lillie has been heavily involved in various civic and volunteer activities throughout her life at East Point.
The funeral and visitation is scheduled for Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Hannah Funeral Home in Port Arthur, Texas. Viewing is at 11:00 a.m. and service begins at 1:00 p.m. Pastor Wooten officiates. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Those who wish can make memorial donations to the American Kidney Fund or the American Diabetes Association. Thank you for your love and condolences.