OBITUARY: Lois Dean Collins


Lois Dean Collins, age 84, of Portland, Tennessee passed away at Oak Hill Senior Living on Monday, October 17th, 2022.

Mrs. Collins was born in Gallatin, TN on September 19th, 1938 to the late Dennis Ausbrooks & the late Leatha Mae Barber-Ausbrooks.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gary “Buster” Collins; daughter, Kim Collins; brothers, Cleo & Theldon Ausbrooks; brothers-in-law, Larry Collins, Douglas Collins, Donald Collins, William Hall, & Donnie Brewster; sisters-in-law, Shirley Hall, Wanda Collins, & Bonnie Ausbrooks.

Mrs. Collins is survived by her son, Tyler Collins; grandchildren, Neely (Michael) Brito, Camryn Collins, Darian Collins, & Brittney Collins; great-grandchildren, Zack & Luke Brito, & Aubrey Collins; brother, Bobby Ausbrooks; sisters-in-law, Maurelle Brewster & Mary Collins.

There will be a graveside service for Mrs. Collins at 11:00 am on Friday, October 21st, 2022 at Crestview Memory Gardens in Gallatin with Bro. James Parker officiating.

Visitation for Mrs. Collins will be on Thursday, October 20th, 2022 from 3:00 until 7:00 pm and on Friday, October 21st, 2022 from 9:00 am until 10:30 am at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home.

Entombment will be in Crestview Memory Gardens in Gallatin.

Tyler Collins, Michael Brito, Zack Brito, & Luke Brito will serve as pallbearers.


For more obituaries visit

Subscribe to our Newsletter!