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Pauline Collins

Pauline Young Collins, 65, was called home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 4, 2013.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Thelma Hale Young; and three brothers, Tommy, Bobby and James Young, all from Pikeville.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Gene Collins; her four children, Monica (Mickey) Headrick and Kim (Richard) Fountain, both of Ringgold, Georgia, Amy Collins of Dalton, Georgia, and Adam (Jamie) Collins of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; brother George (Earline) Young of Pikeville; sister, Sarah Young of East Ridge; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and best friend Charlene Barger of Pikeville.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the Kidney Foundation of Chattanooga, PO Box 28105, Chattanooga, TN 37424.

An online register book may be signed at

Arrangements were entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home, Wallis-Stewart Chapel, Ringgold, Georgia.

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