Ellen Geneene Collins, 76, of Wheelersburg, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2020, at SOMC Hospice in Portsmouth, Ohio. Geneene was born March 11, 1943, in Greenville, OH to the late William and Delilah Coriell Chamberlin. She was a homemaker. In addition to her parents, Geneene was preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Chamberlin and a sister, Ruth Ishmael. Geneene is survived by her husband, James Collins whom she married November 11, 1961, at Union Freewill Baptist Church.
She is also survived by a son, Scott (Wendi) Collins; a daughter, Jayme Collins, (Gregg); seven brothers, Vaughn, Jack, Bill, Tim, Rod, Mark and Randy Chamberlin; two sisters, Shirley Hoskins and Karlene Thompson; four grandchildren, Andrew, Luke, and Dylan Collins and Abbey Maxwell and three great-grandsons, David, Daniel and Dean Collins.
Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Friday, January 10, 2020, at Harrison-Pyles Funeral Home in Wheelersburg. Interment will be in Memorial Burial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 5:00-8:00 pm Thursday, January 9, 2020, and one hour before the service on Friday. The family has requested memorial contributions be made in Geneene’s name to SOMC Hospice. Condolences may be made to the family at www.harrison-pyles.com.