Mrs. Dorothy Lee Campbell Collins of Gumboro passed peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022 at home with family by her side. Dorothy was born in Pittsville on Dec. 24, 1927, to the late James and Louise Campbell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband Carmel Collins, son Allan Collins, daughter-in-law Elizabeth Collins, son-in-law Richard Morris and great-grandson Beau Morris. She was also preceded in death by sisters Virginia Condon and Christine Bare.
Dorothy was a lifetime member of Gumboro United Methodist Church and the Gumboro Ladies Auxiliary.
She will be remembered for her great sense of humor and wit as well as her caring and generous heart along with her good cooking.
Dorothy is survived by daughter Joyce Morris of Laurel and sons Leroy Collins, Sherman Collins (Ruth), and Richard Collins (Brenda); eight grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 28 at the Millsboro Cemetery, East State Street, Millsboro, DE 19966. A celebration of life will follow at 12:30 p.m. at the Gumboro Fire Hall, 37030 Millsboro Highway, Millsboro, DE 19966.
Donations can be made in Dorothy’s memory to the Gumboro Methodist Church, c/o Edith Rickards, 34922 Pear Tree Rd., Millsboro, DE 19966 or the Gumboro Fire Company Auxiliary, 37030 Millsboro Hwy., Millsboro, DE 19966.
Arrangements provided by Watson Funeral Home in Millsboro. Electronic condolences via www.watsonfh.com.