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Elbert J. Tom Collett

April 14, 1959 — December 25, 2023

Pineville

Elbert J. Tom Collett age 64 of Pineville, KY left this world surrounded by his family on December 25, 2023. Tom was a man of few words. He loved to work outside till after dark, watering flowers, mowing grass, washing, and shining his vehicles making things out of wood for the porch; carpentry was his passion. Tom was a family man who loved his family dearly especially his grandbaby, Caylee she brought so much joy to his life. He was a believer in the Pentecostal faith and had served in the United States Army.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents, J.C and Edith Mae Collett; grandparents McKinnley and Sally Hobbs and Elzy and Margaret Collett; brother Charles Collett; sisters Sherry Lynn Sexton and Georgia Nantz; mother-in-law Deanne Miller.

Survivors include his fiancé, Jenny Lynn Bailey of Pineville, KY, daughter Chelsea (Christopher) Iocsak of Pineville, KY; granddaughter Caylee Deanne Lynn Iocsak; brother, Wayne (Donna) Collett of Somerset, KY; sisters Carolyn (Terry) Brummett of Williamsburg, KY, Sally Griffin of Corbin, KY and Helen (Warren) Blanton of Salyersville, KY; sisters-in-law Grace Collett and Lisa (Tom) Goodin; best friend, Adam Miller; his dog Patches who he loved dearly and considered his shop dog. a host of nieces, nephews’ other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services will be Thursday, December 28, 2023, at 1PM at Brooks-Durham Funeral Home with Rev. Eddie Barker and Curt Asher, music will be provided by Tiffany Roark; burial will follow in Tackett Hill Cemetery, Hulen, KY with Aaron Collett, Christopher Collett, Justin Collett, Cody Rice, Jeff Blanton, and Terry Brummett serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends after 11am on Thursday December 28, 2023, until the funeral hour at 1PM at Brooks-Durham Funeral Home. The Brooks-Durham Funeral Home is honored to serve the Collett family and ask that you keep them in your prayers.

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Visitation

Thursday, December 28, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Thursday, December 28, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Burial

Thursday, December 28, 2023

Tackett Hill Cemetery

, Hulen, KY 40856

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