Donis Talmadge Collins, age 84, passed away on May 1, 2019, at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel, MS. He was born in Laurel on October 21, 1934.

He was preceded in death by his father, Bennie Crittington Collins and mother, Bertie Wigington Collins.

Survivors include his sister, Juanita Musgrove of Soso; brothers, Bennie Pat Collins and Bill Collins (Nancy) all of Soso; daughters, Robin Collins Byrd (Dickie) and Lisa Collins Williams (Lance) all of Laurel; grandchildren, Jason Arrington, Chris Arrington, Emilee Williams, and Logan Williams; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Donis was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force and a retired police officer with the Laurel Police Department, where he was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police.

Services will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019, at Memory Chapel. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. and the service will follow at 3:00 p.m. Interment will be at Union Line Cemetery. Rev. Brent Benson will officiate.

Pallbearers will be Lance Williams, Jason Arrington, Christopher Arrington, Jeff Monk, Glen Musgrove, and Adam Cochran.

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