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Obituary: Gary Lewis Collins


Gary Lewis Collins, age 63, of Amity, passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2016. He was born on June 12, 1953, in Hot Springs, the son of Roy Washington Collins and Mary Kathleen Price Collins. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Alvin Ray Collins. Gary was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing and deer hunting. He dearly loved his family. He is survived by his daughter, Sheena Collins of Hensley; two grandsons, Gavin and Landyn; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Raimon R. and Maxine Collins of Caddo Gap, James A. and Carolyn Collins of Groveton, Texas and Earl L. and Karol Ann Collins of Dover, Delaware; four sisters and one brother-in-law, Adrienne Hendrix of Antoine, Rose Collins of Sterling City, Texas, Rachel Turner of Caddo Gap and Mary and George Vaughn of San Antonio, Texas; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Graveside services were held at 9:00 a.m., Saturday, July 9, 2016 in the Oak Grove Cemetery with Bro. Bobby Lock officiating. Pallbearers were Brady Adams, Tony Doster, Arvin Lindsey, Cody Holcombe, Daniel Holcombe and Charles Ducote. Honorary pallbearers were Wilburn Porter, Billy Whisenhunt and Bruce Doster. Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Foundation, 1 Children’s Way Slot 661, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72202-3591. Arrangements are under the direction of DavisSmith Funeral Home, Glenwood. Guest registry is at www.davis-smith.com.