Linda Juanita Booker Collins

Published 4:37 pm Monday, May 1, 2017

But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not be faint. Isaiah 40:31
Ms. Linda Juanita Booker Collins went home to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, April 29, 2017, at her residence, in Johnson City.
Ms. Collins was a native of Elizabethton and the daughter of the late Louise Moffitt, of Elizabethton, and the late Clyde Booker, of Atlanta, Ga.
Ms. Collins was a graduate of Elizabethton High School and attended East Tennessee State University and Wildwood College in Wildwood, Ga.
Ms. Collins was a member of Seventh-day Adventist Church in Johnson City since the age of seven. She also attended Eternal Life Church in Johnson City. She loved the Lord and enjoyed singing solos and singing with groups in church. She also liked singing with the River Choir. She enjoyed reading, gardening, letter writing and helping others.
Ms. Collins worked for many years for East Tennessee State University in their food service.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory two daughters, Melinda Michelle Collins, of Erwin, and Crystal Collins, of Johnson City; four grandchildren, Brittany Collins, of Johnson City, Zachary, Keyonna and Makayla Collins, all of Erwin; one great-grandchild, Taniah Castillo Hernandez, of Johnson City; four sisters, Mrs. Angela Jones, Dr. Janice Brice Miller, Ms. Jena Booker, all of Elizabethton, and Mrs. Faye Moffitt-Smith and her husband John Smith, of Johnson City; and several nieces and nephews.
The family of Linda Collins will receive friends from 11 a.m. until noon Wednesday, May 3, at the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The funeral service will follow at noon with Pastor Rob Lechner officiating. Pallbearers will be Rafael Castillo Hernandez, Zack Collins, John Smith, Matthew Collins, Daniel Kiko, Charlie Barnett and Daniel Hyatt. Family and friends will go in procession immediately following the funeral to Happy Valley Memorial Park for 1 p.m. graveside services. Memories and condolences may be shared with the Collins family via
Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 E. Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is serving the Collins family.

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