Rockabilly singer Lorrie Collins dies at 76
Music star Lorrie Collins died on Saturday (Aug. 4) at her home in Reno, Nev, aged 76. Along with Wanda Jackson and Brenda Lee, Collins was one of the most dynamic female rockabilly stars of the 1950s.
Lorrie Collins and her brother, Larry, billed as the Collins Kids, were stars before they were teenagers, regularly featured on television variety shows. Larry said the cause of Lorrie’s death was complications of a fall.
In addition to her brother, the singer is survived by two sisters, Nicki Jean Collins Marmelzat and Sherry Madden; two daughters, Christy Hall and Lynn Mullins; and four grandchildren.