Max Allen Collins

October 5, 1946 ~ November 25, 2020 (age 74)


Max A. Collins, age 74, passed to his mansion in Heaven with Jesus Wednesday, November 25, 2020. Max died as a result of Covid-19.  Please wear a mask to protect yourself and others.  Max was with Quikrete Co. as plant manager for over 30 years, where he made many life-long friendships.  He was a Gideon and loved working for the Lord.  Max attended Kidwell’s Ridge Missionary Baptist Church, where he held many positions.  During retirement, he drove bus #60 for the Hamblen County School System transporting children to Manley Elementary and West View Middle Schools.  He had a heart for children and loved them and the staff as well.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Helen Collins; grandparents, Rufus and Myrtle Collins; and father and mother-in law, Cordell and Hazel Sloan.

Max leaves behind to cherish his memory, his beloved wife of 51 years, Barbara Collins; daughter, Michelle (Jeff) Courtney; grandson, Michael Caleb Collins; brother, Richard Collins; sister, Linda (Don) Merrit; sisters-in-law, Debra (Johnny) Westmorland, Donna (Dale) Hayes; Anita (Tim) Whitt; and several nieces and nephews.

Now that Covid-19 restrictions have subsided, a visitation will be held from 1-2 PM, Saturday, April 24 at Kidwells Ridge Baptist Church.  A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2 PM following the visitation with Reverend Danny Lamb and Josh Carter officiating. 

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April 24, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Kidwells Ridge Baptist Church
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Celebration of Life
April 24, 2021

2:00 PM
Kidwells Ridge Baptist Church
Guaranteed delivery before the Celebration of Life begins

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