Obituary of Alan Collins
Alan Leonard Collins, 67, husband of Carol Hinchliffe Collins, died Saturday, May 14, 2022 at his home. Born in Sumter, he was a son of the late Horace Collins and Billie Harrison Collins. Mr. Collins was a retired chicken farmer. Surviving are two daughters, Jessica Weatherly (Brian) of Sumter and Amanda Heffington (Jimie) of AL; a brother, Michael Collins (Nancy) of Sumter; three grandchildren, Brandon Barkley, Austin Riles, and James Heffington; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert “Bob”, Clayton, and Doug Collins. Alan was a loving husband and father. He loved woodworking, hunting and fishing, and being a youth and Awana leader at church. He loved the mountains and the beach. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday at 3 P.M. in the chapel of Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Pinewood Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday 6-8 P.M. at Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123. Online condolences may be made at www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.