John William Collins

Published 10:21 am Tuesday, January 5, 2016

TALLULAH, La. — Funeral services for John William Collins, age 58, of Tallulah, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, at First Baptist Church in Tallulah with Bro. Jason McGuffie officiating.

Visitation is today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home in Tallulah.

Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Tallulah under the direction of Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home.

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Mr. Collins died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, at Merit Health River Region Medical Center in Vicksburg after a brief illness.

He was born in Vicksburg and had lived all of his life in Tallulah. He was a farmer and a member of First Baptist Church in Tallulah.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Gerald Collins; and his grandparents, Mr. William A. Harvey and Mrs. Erline Miller Harvey, and Mr. Wilburn Collins and Mrs. Bessie Lee Collins.

Survivors include his wife, Cindy Elledge Collins; one daughter, Jessica Collins Eakes and husband, Jackie Eakes; one son, William Collins; his mother; Ann Harvey Collins, all of Tallulah; two brothers, Randy Collins of Bryant,  Arkansas and Danny Collins and his wife, Vicki of Tallulah; two grandchildren, Jacklyn Marie Eakes and Hunter William Eakes of Tallulah; and nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Pat Patrick, Paul Fortenberry, Buford Fortenberry, Steve Collins, Preston Walker, and Glenn Guimbellot.