Frances Sybil Collins

Born in Leighton, AL on January 29, 1939

Departed on March 11, 2017 and resided in Hermitage, TN

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Frances Sybil Collins, age 78 of Nashville, passed away March 11, 2017 at Tristar Summit Medical Center in Hermitage.

A native of Leighton, AL, Sybil was the first of eight children of William Thomas Faulkner and Frances Viola Faulkner.

Sybil will be remembered as a fiercely independent woman who loved deeply, especially her family. She was quick witted with a hint of sarcasm and stubbornness mixed in. She enjoyed eating cornbread with buttermilk, reading and working Sudoku and Word Search puzzles. She also cared deeply for her dogs.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters: Nora Claudette Curry and Andrea Dale Dillard; brother-in-law: Jerry Wayne Curry; and a niece: Billie Daphne Jeannette Hudson.

She is survived by three children: Toni (Jimmy) Tomlin, Terri (Randy) Barnes and Tommy (Lisa) Young; three siblings: Thomas (Sue) Faulkner, Billy Faulkner and Beverly Dozier; 9 grandchildren: Jason, Jaime, Alex, Amber, Josh, Alicia, Jeremy, Tayler and Codi; and 16 great-grandchildren. In addition, she is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Her family will gather with friends for visitation on Tuesday, March 14 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 1:00 PM at the funeral home, with burial to follow in Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Barron Dillard, Brandon Dillard, Jason Barnes, Jeremy Barnes, Joshua Barnes and Landon Hunter.

One Comment to Frances Sybil Collins

  1. MG
    March 15, 2017 7:45 am

    My deepest sympathies to the Collins family on your recent loss. I know losing  a  love ones is very painful.No words can express how sorry I am for your loss . May all of you find comfort and peace in all the loving memories you’ve shared together with your loved one. Please find comfort in knowing that God understands your grief and He cares for you(1 Peter 5:6,7)

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