Brenda Sue Collins
December 13, 1951 ‒ June 12, 2020
Brenda Sue Collins, age 68, of Marion passed away unexpectedly Friday, June 12, 2020 at Marion General Hospital.
Brenda was born in Marion, Ohio on December 13, 1951 to the late Gilbert Lloyd and Etta Mae (Peck) McGinnis and attended The Marion City Schools. Brenda married Edward E. Collins in June of 1988; Ed survives.
Brenda worked for more than 30 years for The Juvenile Detention Center in Marion as a Youth Leader retiring recently in the fall of 2019. In younger years, Brenda enjoyed going to the Moose with her husband and cooking large meals for her family. She could often be found cheering on her beloved Wolverines and was an avid country music fan, attending concerts when she could.
Brenda will be missed by her husband, Ed; children, Jeffrey (Beth) Shockey of Canal Winchester, David Shockey, and April Noel (Jeff) Brown of Marion; step-daughter, Lori Lee (Mike) McGraw of Brunswick, Ga., numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and sister, Glenda Shockey.
Brenda was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Steve McGinnis, Charles “Luck” McGinnis, Keith Peck, and grandson Jordan Noel.
Visitation will be held at Snyder Funeral Homes, Gunder/Hall Chapel (347 W. Center St., Marion) on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 from 4 until 7 pm. Private family services will be held on Thursday at the funeral home with Chief Mike Fogel officiating and burial will take place in Marion Cemetery.
Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to serve Brenda’s family. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.