George Collins Jr.
Posted: Monday, August 9, 2010 4:40 pm
The Messenger, August 9, 2010
George Waymon Collins Jr., 82, of Obion died Aug. 7, 2010, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
Services were set for 11 a.m. today at Cryer Funeral Home in Obion, with the Rev. Terry English officiating. Burial was to follow in New Haven Cemetery near Mason Hall.
Pallbearers were to be Kenneth Rose, Terry Roden, Danny McDonald, Jimmy Gatlin, Ned Bigelow and Glen Parnell.
The family requests that memorials be made to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.
He was born Oct. 9, 1927, in Trimble, son of the late Helen (Nichols) and George Waymon Collins Sr. He was a livestock and antique dealer and attended First United Methodist Church in Obion.
He is survived by his sister, Dianne King of Bartlett; his brother, Kenny Collins of Carbondale, Ill.; his niece, Christi Patton of Bartlett; and his nephew, George Michael Collins of New Haven, Conn.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.cryerfuneralhome.com.