Carol Diane Collins, 64, of Wildwood, passed away Friday, August 16, 2019.

Ms. Collins was born June 2, 1955 in Duluth, Georgia, to Curtis Lee Gibbs and Violet Exie Pike Watkins. She grew up in the Sand Mountain region of Alabama before moving to Ft. Pierce. Carol moved to Wildwood with her husband and son in 1988 from Ft. Pierce.

She was a devout Christian, brought up in the Church of God. Carol was a singer/songwriter, playing five musical instruments and composing 500 songs and poems. She worked as a housekeeper in The Villages for the last 10 years. She was a beloved mother and friend of her son.

Survivors include her only child, Ryan Traynor, of Wildwood; siblings Wendall C.F. Gibbs and Audrey Gibbs, of Oneonta, Alabama, Loretta Gibbs Smith of Boaz, Alabama, Sam Gibbs and Doris Shiver Gibbs, of Eastpoint, Patty Gibbs Camp and Johnny Camp, of Geraldine, Alabama, Terry Gibbs and Patricia Gibbs, of Grey Court, South Carolina, and Angela Gibbs Crandall, of Panama City.