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Mrs. Betty Collins- Lyons
Friday, 17 January 2014
January 17---Mrs. Betty Collins, age 86 of Lyons, died Thursday, January 16, 2014 in Oxley Health and Rehabilitation in Lyons after an extended illness.  She was a native of Toombs County.  After marrying her husband, who was in the military, the two of them lived all over the world, and moved to Lyons in the early 1970’s.  She was a homemaker, seamstress, and was an active member of the Fairview Baptist Church of Lyons; where she taught Sunday school, sang in the choir, and was a member of the Senior Saints.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill Treadwell and Eunice Wilson; and sister, Doris Smith.

Mrs. Collins is survived by her husband of sixty-six years, Ernest A. Collins of Lyons; one daughter, Linda Collins Ricks and husband Keith of Soperton; one grandson, Ryan Ricks of Soperton; three brothers-in-law, J.W., J.D. and Johnny; two sisters-in-law, Mary Francis and Lillian; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held Sunday, January 19th at 2:00 pm in the Fairview Baptist Church with Pastor Glenn Russell officiating.  Burial will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday evening from 6:00 until 8:00.

Flowers will be accepted, or those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Fairview Baptist Church, 662 North State St., Lyons GA 30436.

Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home of Vidalia is in charge of arrangements.

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