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- Published on 19 February 2014
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Funeral services for Jerry Wayne Collins, Sr. will be Friday, Feb. 21 at 2 p.m. at the Beaty Funeral Home in Winnsboro with Bro. Perry Shirley officiating.
Burial will follow at the Maple Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, Feb. 21 from 1 to 2 p.m.
Mr. Collins was born July 28, 1935 to John Wirt Collins and Annie Gertrude Long Collins. He was a Baptist and was retired from the oil industry.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Bobby Glenn Collins and Charles Collins; sisters, Helen Newberry, Johnnie Ruth Hinkle, and Marilyn June Ivy.
Mr. Collins is survived by his caregiver and mother of his children, Barbara Collins of Leesburg; sons, Jerry Wayne Collins, Jr. and wife, Elaine, of Mount Vernon and Bruce Clayton Collins of Winnsboro; daughters, Carla Collins and husband, Thomas Philip Shoffner, of Wylie, and Kayla Lyles and husband, Robert, of Mount Vernon; a brother, Gene Ray Collins and wife, Barbara of Kilgore; five grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren.