Laurie Doughty Collins


Mrs. Laurie Doughty Collins, 30, wife of David D. Collins Jr. and a resident of Exmore, passed away Monday, May 10, 2021, at her residence. A native of Birdsnest, she is the daughter of Connie Prutsman Doughty, of Birdsnest, and the late William Frederick Doughty Jr. She was a Firefighter-EMT and member of Exmore Community Fire Company and retired care partner for CHKD.

In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by two children, Anna Louise Collins and Kaylee Paige Collins, both of Exmore; one great aunt, Anna Louise White, of Greenwood, N.Y.; two sisters; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A graveside service with fireman honors will be held Sunday, May 16, 2021, at 2 p.m., at Red Bank Cemetery with Pastor Jonathan Carpenter officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Doughty Funeral Home, P.O. Box 633, Exmore, VA 23350, to help with funeral expenses.

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Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore.
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