Roma Roberta Collins, 89, of Pembroke, departed this life Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Lewis-Gale Medical Center in Salem. Born in Pembroke on January 24, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Grover Glenn Snidow and Margaret Ann Givens Snidow. She was a lifetime member of Pembroke First United Methodist Church; a graduate of Pembroke High School (The Corncutters); and was retired from the Celanese Plant at Narrows with forty-five years service. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of sixty-six years who preceded her in death less than a month ago, Lewis Dale Collins; her brother and his wife Frederick and Dicy Snidow; her sisters Mary Elizabeth Bales and her husband Jim, Anna Katherine Campbell and her husband Walter, and Margaret Gertrude Williams and her husband Martin Luther.
She leaves to cherish her memory her children and their spouses Brenda Carol and Bruce Williams of Pearisburg and Dale Steven and Sheila Riggs Collins of Pembroke; her grandchildren Sara Elizabeth Collins, Amber Dawn Williams, and Hannah Nicole Williams.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm in Pembroke First United Methodist Church with Pastor Lane Spigener officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the church two hours before the service. The Kendall Funeral home in Pembroke is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences maybe sent by visiting kendall funeral home.com.