Mr. Thomas A. “Tom” Collins, age 85, of Harriman, passed away Friday November 24, 2017 at his home. Tom served in the United States Navy and was a veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of New Life Baptist Church in Harriman.
Tom was preceded in death by one daughter: Yvonne Lee Collins.
He is survived by his wife: Josephine “Jo” Collins.
His children and their spouses: Carmen and Ken Nichols of Harriman, Lois N. Parson, Thomas A. Collins, and Christy and Bernard Payne all of Cleveland, TN.
Three step-daughters: Terri Brown and her husband Greg also of Cleveland, Wanda Kay Robbins of Raleigh, NC and Rebecca Staton of Harriman.
Fifteen grandchildren, eight great grandchildren; two special great grandchildren: Anaken Elijah Nichols and Adelaide Noelel Holbrook, two special nephews: Ronald and Donald Barefield, along with several other nieces, nephews, family, friends and loved ones.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday November 28, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at New Life Baptist Church in Harriman. Funeral services will follow at 8:00 PM with Rev. Tommy Kilby officiating. Graveside services will be Wednesday November 29, 2017 at 11:00 AM in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Davis Funeral Home, Harriman honored to be serving the Collins family.