Mark Brandon Collins, 49, Iron City, TN, was born in Springfield, MO. He departed this life suddenly, Monday, March 26, 2018 in Franklin, TN.

Mark Brandon Collins, 49, Iron City, TN, was born in Springfield, MO.
Brandon, a Behavorial Health Administrator for Riverbend Maximum Security Institution, a U. S. Navy veteran, a Dixie Youth Baseball coach, a Tennessee Promise mentor and of the Baptist faith, departed this life suddenly, Monday, March 26, 2018 in Franklin, TN.
He grew up in Neosho, MO and graduated in 1986 from Neosho High School and graduated with honors in 2010 from UNA with a Master's Degree in criminal justice.
Survivors, his wife, Arliene Keeton Collins and son, Brandon Lee Collins, wife, LeAnne of Iron City, TN; mother, Judith Ann Brown, Springfield, MO; brother, Andrew Charles Collins, Joplin, MO; step-brother, Gary Brown, Shawnee, KS; sister, Randi Collins Hagensicker, Joplin, MO. Brandon was expecting a granddaughter, Blaire Rose Collins in August, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Randy Collins; step-father, Edgar Brown; grandparents, Charles Young and Imogene Young Reed and Lawrence and Helen Collins; nephew, Quintin Keeton.
Services will be March 30, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Shackelford Funeral Directors chapel, Collinwood, Tennessee, with Tim Hanback and Greg Eaton officiating. Burial will follow in Piney Grove Cemetery, Cypress Inn, Tennessee with Shackelford Funeral Directors, Wayne County, directing.