CARLTON – Ronald “Ronnie” L. Collins Sr., 60, died Sunday, June 20, 2010.
A native of Savannah, he was the son of the late George Jackson Collins and Alma Rae Sumner Hartigan. He owned a business as a plumber and helped many people in the Elbert and Madison County areas. He was of the Baptist denomination. Mr. Collins was preceded in death by a brother, Eddie Collins; and sister, Hazel Seabolt.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Collins, Carlton; children, Ronald “Ronnie” (Rhonda) Collins, Carlton, Shannon Collins Adams, Hull, Bryan (Dawn) Collins, Elberton, Dawn (Stuart) Collins Strickland, Carlton, and Paul (Rachel) Collins, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; brothers, Andrew Collins, Ridgeland, S.C., Tom Collins, Pembrook; sisters, Carrie Ruth Williams, Metter, Geneva Green, Reidsville, Gloria Lawrence, Sandersville, and Sharon Mallot, Savannah; and grandchildren, Ashton, Colton, Jaydon, Devin, Danielle, Gage and Brooke.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 22, at 2 p.m., at New Town Baptist Church with the Rev. Chuck Black officiating. The family will receive friends at the church Monday, June 21, from 6 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary’s Hospice House, 1660 Jennings Mill Rd., Bogart, GA 30622, or New Town Baptist Church, 3015 River Rd., Carlton, GA 30627.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Madison Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.