WINDER - Ernest Collins, 88, passed away Monday, February 24, 2014.
He was the owner of Collins Used Cars and the proud PaPa of Nicole and Jim. Mr. Collins was preceded in death by a daughter, Janice Collins; and sons, Jerry Collins and Joe Collins.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Nell Walace Collins; a son, James Collins and wife, Pat, Rome; grandchildren, Nicole Collins and Jim Collins; nieces and nephews; and good friends, Joe and Mary.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 26, at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Brock Burnett will be officiating. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 25, at the funeral home. Interment will held following services at Barrow Memorial Gardens in Winder.
Lawson Funeral Home, Hoschton, is in charge of arrangements.