Mary Blanche Collins

January 2, 2014

Mary Blanche Collins, 80, of Elberton, Georgia entered into rest on December 30, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Ira Landers and her adoptive parents, Roy and Bell Puckett. She was also preceded in death by brothers: Henry Landress, James Landers, and Dallas Landress; a sister, Shirley Puckett-Pittman; and a granddaughter, Kathy Jo Taylor.

Mrs. Collins is survived by her husband, Floyd Collins; daughters: Brenda Dyer, Debra Trefren, Teresa Brewer, and Lisa Forbes; and sons: Dennis Collins and Dwayne Collins. She also leaves behind 22 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, a sister-in-law Louise Landress, and many beloved nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the family to help defray cost of services.

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Arrangements for Mrs. Mary B. Collins are in the care of Hicks Funeral Home, Elberton.

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  • September 3, 2014 7:00 amUniform Fundraiser
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  • September 7, 2014 10:00 amLazarus Unwound Concert
  • September 11, 2014 7:00 pmSunny Acres Neighborhood Watch
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