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Wallace Collins

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Sept. 29, 1923 - April 9, 2019

GRAY: Wallace Collins, 95, of Gray, passed away, Tuesday, April 9. Funeral services were held Friday, April 12 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 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at Elam Baptist Church.

Mr. Collins was born in Cadwell, Georgia on September 29, 1923 to the late William Edward Collins and Verna Couey Collins. Mr. Collins served 30 years with the Macon Police Department retiring as a sergeant in the detective bureau.

Mr. Collins was preceded in death by his brothers, Murrel, Louis, and Donald Collins.

Mr. Collins is survived by his wife of 67 years, Betty Melba Martin Collins; daughters, Diane (Steve) McAlpin and Cheryl Walsh of Gray; grandchildren, Amy Walsh (Gary) Williams of Bolingbroke, Bradford Collins Walsh of Gray, Crystal Nicole (J.P.) Barker of Suwanee, Brittany McAlpin of Gray; great-great grandchildren, Sam Lowe and Noah Walsh of Gray; and two nieces and two nephews.

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Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel, 307 Pecan Lane, Gray, GA 31032 had charge of arrangements.