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“To Donna's family: While I did not have the opportunity to know Donna as well as I would have liked, I held her in high regard. I know she was a...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Melva Wendehack - Locust Grove, VA

“Our prayers go up to Heaven to comfort you during this time.Pat Hopkins Price & "Tracie " ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Patricia Price - Pearisburg, VA

“Our prayers go up to Heaven to comfort you during this time.Pat Hopkins Price & "Tracie " ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Patricia Price - Pearisburg, VA

“I am so sorry that I will not be able to attend Donnas service but please know you all are in my prayers.Donna was a wonderful woman and will be...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Sharon Johnson - Pearisburg, VA

“I'm sorry I won't be able to make the services. I just had a major surgery last week.Everyone is in my PRAYERS. ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Angela Wilson - Ripplemead, VA

“Uncle Marvin and Family, Sorry I couldn't be there. I will be in continual prayer daily for the family. I Love You and will miss Aunt Donnie. ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Lori Young - Jacksonville, NC

“Danielle, in reading your mom's obituary, it explains she lived a great and meaningful life. God called home a great servant! And now God will...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Courtney Scherer - Coworker

“Prayers for your family. So sorry ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Rosita Louderback

“We are so sorry for your loss. You have the peace in knowing she is made whole now. What a wonder woman!xW ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Barbara Ann Carter - Pearisburg, VA

“So sorry for y'alls loss y'all are all in my thoughts an prayers. ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Tiffany Woodson - Rustburg, VA

“Donna was a strong and wonderful person. She has been an inspiration to so many people. She loved her family so much and is going to be missed by...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Anna Williams - PEMBROKE, VA

“Marvin and FamilyI am so very sorry with the passing of Donna. Not only was she a sweet humble lady, but a Godly lady. I remember years back when I...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Charlotte (Eppling) Epperley - VA

“Jeff and family, Kelvin and I are so sorry for the void you are experiencing. She sounded like a very beautiful lady. May God continue to BLESS you...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Kelvin Keith - Willis, VA

“I am very sorry for your loss. Wish I could be there let me know if u need anything ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Alisha Lucas martin - Nicholls, GA

“Marvin I'm so sorry for your loss I no she will be greatly missed but praise God she is with our Jesus. ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Beverly Hilton - Friend

“Donna was one of the sweetest and friendliest ladies I have ever met. She always had a smile for everyone. I loved her dearly and will miss seeing...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Joyce Longrie - Pearisburg, VA

Donna Collins Wilson, 59 of Pembroke, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 23rd, 2018.

A lifelong resident of Giles County, she was born on August 10th, 1958, and was the daughter of the late Frank Fonzie and Virginia Katherine Myers Collins.

Donna was a faithful member of the Pembroke Assembly of God, and worked for over 30 years as a CNA with Heritage Hall in Blacksburg. She enjoyed trips to the beach, shopping, yard sales, and was an avid Giles Spartan football fan. A loving wife, mother, nana, sister and friend, she always thought of others before herself. Donna enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren, and will be dearly missed by her family and many friends.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 43 years, Marvin Wilson of Pembroke; three children, Jeff Wilson and wife Holly, Derek Wilson and wife Nichole, and Danielle Wilson Ellis and husband Garrison, all of Pembroke; ten grandchildren, Savanah Wilson, Victoria Wilson, Joey Nista, Nick Nista, Devin Wilson, Kaylee Wilson, Luke Wilson, Katie Wilson, Jaelyn Ellis, Jolten Ellis; three brothers, Charles Collins and wife Darlene of Mullins, West Virginia, Larry Collins and wife Alesia of Narrows, Michael Collins and fiancée Wendy Reed of Pembroke; four sisters, Linda Southern and husband Wayne of Spout Springs, Virginia, Charlotte Hodges and the late Don Hodges of Glen Allen, Virginia, Kathy Pyles and husband Raymond of Bane, Virginia, and Robin Campbell and husband Doug of Montvale, Virginia; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many special friends.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 26th, 2018 at 1 PM at the Pembroke Assembly of God with Pastor Gary Poff officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at Pembroke Assembly of God Wednesday from 5 to 8 PM. The family requests that those sending memorial contributions, please consider St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

The family is being served by Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at

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