Betty Jo Collins, 86

Betty Jo Collins, 86, of Millsboro, Del., went to be with her loved ones on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Ben and Cora Dorey.

She was a secretary, homemaker and his wife, which filled her life with joy. She retired from the Sussex County Tax Department. She lived all of her life surrounded by family on Zoar Road in Millsboro.

Collins was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Donald T. Collins. She is survived by her sister, Thelma D. Monroe, and her children, Andrea Bishop, Christie Butterworth, Donna Collins, Corali Williamson and Kevin Collins. She was a grandmother of 17 and a great-grandmother of four.

Services were scheduled for April 2, 2017, at Watson Funeral Home in Millsboro, Del., with burial in Millsboro Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Zoar United Methodist Church; c/o Carisa Pepper; 24491 Gravel Hill Rd.; Millsboro, DE 19966. Condolences may be sent online at