Mrs. Velva Virginia Collins Collins, 84, of Ararat, Virginia; went home to be with her lord and savior Jesus Christ on Friday, July 31, 2020 surrounded by her loving family at Hillsville Rehabilitation and Healthcare. Mrs. Collins was born April 6, 1936 in Patrick County, VA to the late John Walter and Frances Hall Collins. She was a sweet loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who will be dearly missed. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Irvin Warren Collins; daughters and son-in-law; Donna Collins Payne and husband William, Frances Collins Sutphin and husband Michael; a son, Leroy Collins; grandchildren, Chris Sutphin, Josh Sutphin and wife Katrina, Brandon Collins; great-grandchild, Ben Sutphin; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Collins was preceded in death by a son, Irvin Warren Collins, Jr.; sisters, Lettie Collins Nester, and Maybelle Collins Marshall; brothers, Lester Collins, and Burnie Collins. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Moody Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bud Cameron officiating. Burial will follow in the Collins Family Cemetery. Friends may pay their respects on Monday from 11:00 until 5:00 PM at Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the Ararat, VA Rescue Squad, 4690 Ararat Hwy, Ararat, VA 24053. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.
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