Thomasville Times Enterprise


February 15, 2014

Marcus Eugene Collins, Sr.

THOMASVILLE — Services for Marcus Eugene Collins, Sr., 87, of Pelham will be at 3 p.m., Monday, February 17, 2014, at Jamerson Funeral Home Chapel with interment at Pinecrest Memory Gardens. The Rev. Larry Wynn will officiate. Pallbearers will be Marcus E. “Tres” Collins, IV., James E. “Winn” Collins, Jr., James E. “Jamie” Davis, III., Michael Stalvey, Charlie Collins, Brandon Rose, Justin Searcy, Ralph Collins, III., and Ridge Collins. Collins was born on January 25, 1927, in Albany to the late John and Emma Woodruff Collins, Sr. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a farmer. Collins was also a member of Lake Pleasant Baptist Church. He was married to Elizabeth Griffin Collins. On Friday, February 14, 2014, Collins passed away at Mitchell County Hospital in Camilla.  He was preceded in death by son, James “Jim” Edwin Collins, Sr.; parents, John and Emma Woodruff Collins, Sr.; brothers, John Collins, Jr. and sister-in-law, Kathryn; and Ralph Collins, Sr. and sister-in-law, Joy; and nephew, Paul Collins. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Girffin Collins of Pelham; children, Elizabeth Ann Collins Ragan (Larry) of Smiths, Ala., Marcus E. Collins, Jr. (Rosa); David Almond Collins (Peggy), Jennifer Collins Smith (Tim); and Rebecca Collins Davis (James), all of Pelham; grandchildren, Leigh Collins Stalvey, Marcus “Tres” Collins, III., Elizabeth Rose, Susannah Ragan, Garrett Collins, Winn Collins, Stephanie Searcy, Kadee Collins, Sydnee Smith, Callie Smith, Jamie Davis, Lexie Davis and Billy Faith; great grandchildren, Griffin Stalvey, Tillman Stalvey, Marcus “Collier” Collins, IV., Sy Collins, Gus Collin, Emma Rose, Carstin Searcy, Keltin Searcy, J.C. Collins and Cason Quinn. The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m., on Sunday, February 16, 2014, at the funeral home. Guests can sign the online register book at — Jamerson-Braswell Funeral Home

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