Serita Kay Collins, 67, of Bradshaw, WV, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2020 in Wellmont Hospice House in Bristol, TN.

Serita was born June 11, 1952 in Welch a daughter of the late Jesse and Merida Combs Boothe.   She loved working with children and was a teacher’s Aid in the McDowell County School System. Serita enjoyed Lifetime and Hallmark movies.

Serita was preceded in death by her father, Jesse Boothe; her mother, Merida Blankenship; stepfather, Phil Blankenship; brother, Allen Boothe and a cousin, Barbara Mullins.

Survivors include two sons, Robbie Collins and wife Samantha of Belfast and Zachary Boothe and girlfriend Brette Blankenship of Princeton; two sisters, Angeline Smith of Snow Camp, NC and Selena Blankenship of Bradshaw; two nephews, Scottie Smith and wife Danielle of Snow Camp and Jason Smith and wife Kelli of Paynesville; two nieces, Shay Stacy and Matthew Justice of Rosedale, and Ashley Bowman and Noah Brown of Richlands; special family member Veronica Bowman and husband Todd of Bradshaw; five grandchildren, Dustin Boothe, Jayden Smith, Jacob Smith, Kaylen Smith and Emma Smith; special friends and family, Ileen and Timmy Mullins, Tamar and Josh Mullett and Jennifer and Chris Kennedy; and a host of additional family and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 11 o’clock with Deacon Jason Smith officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger. Burial will follow in Tom Sparks Cemetery on Rockridge near Paynesville. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. 

Friends may visit with the family Saturday evening, June 20, 2020 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger.  Evening services will be conducted at 7 p.m. with Pastor Craig Barber and Reverend Greg “Hootie” Smith officiating.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Wellmont Hospice House, 280 Steeles Rd., Bristol, TN 37620.

Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family.

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