May 23, 1926 - May 29, 2019
GRAY: Betty Melba Martin Collins, 93, of Gray, passed away Wednesday, May
29. Funeral services were held Friday, May 31, at 2:00 p.m. at Elam Baptist Church. The Reverend Gary Thomas officiated. Burial followed at Elam Memorial Gardens. The family greeted friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at Elam Baptist Church.
Mrs. Collins was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace Augustus Collins and her parents, John Colquitt Martin and Bessie Birdsong Martin.
Betty was a member of Elam Baptist Church. She was a lifelong member of the Telephone Pioneers of Macon and retired from Southern Bell with 40 years of service.
Mrs. Collins is survived by her daughters, Cheryl Walsh of Gray and Diane (Steve) McAlpin; grandchildren, Amy Walsh (Gary) Williams of Bolingbroke, Bradford Collins Walsh of Gray, Crystal (J.P.) McAlpin Barker of Suwanee, and Brittany McAlpin of Gray; great-grandchildren, Sam Lowe and Noah Walsh of Gray; and three nieces and one nephew.
Please visit www.hartsmort.com to express condolences.
Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel, 307 Pecan Lane, Gray, GA 31032 had charge of arrangements.