Grovie Hettie Poland Collins


Grovie Hettie Poland Collins, 89, of Glasgow, passed away Friday, July 19, 2019 at NHC Health Care in Glasgow.
Grovie was born on Jan. 12, 1930, a daughter of the late, Hearld and Ines (Comer) Arterburn.
She first married Jimmie Poland, who preceded her in death on June 20, 1965. She later married Delmus Collins, who also preceded her in death on Aug. 11, 2003.
Grovie was of the Baptist faith. She worked at garment factories in Fountain Run and Hermitage Springs, Tennessee.
Other than her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Carlie, Rex, Arlis and Ernest Arterburn; and two sisters, Tessie Poland and Bonnie Crowe.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2019, at Fountain Run Funeral Home; interment will follow in Neal Cemetery. Visitation, began Sunday and continues Monday, 8 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m.
Her survivors include, one son, James Poland, and wife, Virginia, of Glasgow; two grandchildren, Jimmy Poland, and wife, Trista, of Glasgow, Jamie Avery, and husband, Adam, of Sulphur Well; four great-grandchildren, Dustin and Devan Poland, and Lawton and Morgan Avery; one brother, Divie Arterburn, of Gamaliel; and three sisters, Christine, Lorene, and Pauline, all of Illinois.
Family request memorial donations to Neal Cemetery
Fountain Run Funeral Home, Directors, 270-434-2581. Condolences may be sent at
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