THOMSON, Ga. - Funeral service for Deacon Eddie Lewis Collins, 68, of Thomson was held on Monday, March 10, 2008 at 1 p.m. at the William Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Frederick D. Favors presiding, and the Rev. Golden Lott serving as eulogist. Interment was in the churchyard cemetery.
Survivors: a wife, Verannette Collins, Thomson; three sons, Jimmy Collins, Austin, Texas, Eddie Lewis, Atlanta and Johnathan Carlton, Thomson; four daughters, Janice (Sterling) Walker, Kathleen (Tony) Boyer, Michelle Collins and Pamela Grant, all of Thomson; two brothers, Robert (Wilma) Collins and Willie B. Collins, all of Thomson; three sisters, Geneva Clay, Louise (Johnny) Murray and Wyvonia Collins, all of Thomson; 16 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three brothers-in-law; eight sisters-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and sorrowing friends.
Thomson Funeral System was in charge of arrangements.