Ellen Jean Collins

August 1, 1943 - May 28, 2022
Ellen Jean Collins


Jean Dobson Collins, 78 of Wilmington, NC passed away on May 28, 2022. She was born in Wilmington on August 1, 1943 to Elwood Caviness Dobson and Mattie Barret Dobson who preceded her in death. 

She had a love for travel and adventure. She spent many years exploring that passion from the east coast to the west coast and beyond. Her life long career in the hospitality beverage industry allowed her to meet many friends and sustain that passion. Her love for her family is paramount.

Jean is survived by her daughter Heather Collins White, grandchildren  Collins Davis White and Stephen Carter Herring White, her brother Elwood Caviness Dobson and Wife Nancy, nieces and nephews Sara Dobson Clewis and husband Wesley, Alexis Dobson Straub, “Joey” Elwood Dobson and wife Crystal, and their many children and grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held at 1:30 pm on Sunday, June 5, 2022 at the Wilmington Chapel. The family will receive friends from 2pm – 4pm following the service.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099


Service

Sunday, June 5, 2022
1:30 PM

Wilmington Funeral Chapel - Directions
1535 South 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-791-9099

Visitation

Sunday, June 5, 2022
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Wilmington Funeral Chapel - Directions
1535 South 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-791-9099

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  • June 02, 2022
    Landen says:
    Christine

  • June 02, 2022
    Landen says:
    I am so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for your family

  • June 02, 2022
    Nancy Ramsaur says:
    My deepest love and sympathy to my husband Woody Dobson, Jean's brother and his children.

  • June 06, 2022
    Margaret Carmen-Hawley says:
    My Prayers are with you all. I am sorry for the loss of Miss Jean, She showed a kindness and courtesy to me I won't forget. Love Lisa Carmen,-, Hawley