Ellie Taylor Collins, age 84 of Fayette, AL., passed away Thursday, November 12, 2020 at Grandview Medical Center in Birmingham, AL. There will be a private family graveside service Sunday, November 15, 2020 at Wesley Chapel Cemetery with Pastor Ben James and Mrs. August Junkin officiating. The body will lie in state Saturday, November 14, 2020 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel. Mrs. Ellie was preceded in death by her parents, Lonzo and Julie Taylor; husband, D.L. Collins; and brothers, L.D. Taylor, J.T. Taylor, and JamesTaylor. She is survived by her son Jimmy Joe Holsonback (Donna); sister Betty Cline; brothers Thermon Taylor (Margaret) and Gene Ray Taylor (Glenette); grandchildren, Jana Black (Dexter), Julie Holsonback, and Jay Holsonback; great-grandchildren, Keegan and Kullen Black; and a host of nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. A special thanks to Dr. Natalie Reddington and the MICU staff at Grandview Medical Center. Ellie was a small town business lady and a member of Fayette First United Methodist Church for over 30 years. She loved her family and friends with all her heart. She never met a stranger and could boss you and make you laugh all at the same time. She had a heart of gold and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her whole entire world.