Obituary for Betty J. Collins

Betty J. Collins

In the early hours of January 23, 2021, Betty Collins, age 65 of Prestonsburg Kentucky, formerly of Claypool; surrounded by family was embraced into the arms of her Lord and Savior. Betty was born June 13, 1955 to Allen and Polly (Rose) Prater in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. She was united in marriage to Charles “Rick” Collins on September 5, 1969 in Clintwood, Virginia who preceded her in death December 18, 2012.

She was a material handler for RR Donnelly & Sons, retiring in 2005 with 12 years of service.  She was a member of God’s Highway to Heaven Church, Warsaw.

Betty is survived by three sons, Charles David (Victoria) Collins, Curtis Ray Collins, and Stephen Richard (Amanda) Collins; five grandchildren, siblings, Sarah Ingram, James Prater, Helen Prater, and Sheila (Ousley) Adams. She was preceded in death by both parents, husband Charles “Rick” Collins, siblings Luther Prater, Harold Prater, Shirley (Prater) Rose,  and Bessie (Ousley) Bailey.

A visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, January 29, 2021 at the funeral chapel. Pastor Bob Brown will be officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.

Due to current COVID-19 recommendations, masks are required.  The public is kindly requested to provide their own. Social distancing is strongly encouraged. No food is permitted at this time.

 Memorial donations may be made to

God’s Highway to Heaven – Food Bank

555 Webber St. Warsaw, IN 46580



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