Pembroke- Jerry Gene Collins, age 63, passed away Tuesday, January 4, 2022. Mr. Collins was born in Pembroke to the late Mandel Collins and Katie Crosby Collins. He was a 1977 graduate of Bryan County High School and was retired with 20 years of service as a machine operator for Georgia Pacific and 10 years with International Paper. Mr. Collins was a member of Black Creek Holy Church of God; enjoyed camping, fishing and watching westerns.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Janet Newman Collins; one daughter and son-in-law, Carla and Logan MacDonald of Bryan, TX; adopted sons, Craig Crosby and Alan Crosby, both of Metter; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Bobby and Judy Collins of Pembroke and Eddie and Dorrie Collins of Pembroke; two sisters, Geraldine Roberts of Pembroke and Jenny Thompson of Metter; and 11 grandchildren, William MacDonald, Joshua Crosby, Jordan Crosby, Jared Crosby, Kailynn Crosby, Alexis Crosby, Trevor Crosby, Zachary Crosby, Anna Stevens, Brittany Barnard and Corey Barnard.
Visitation will be held 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. Friday, January 7, 2022 at Flanders Powell Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be 1:00 P.M. Saturday, January 8, 2022 in the chapel of Flanders Powell Funeral Home with Rev. Royce Hendry officiating. Interment will follow in Ellabell United Methodist Church.
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Flanders Powell Funeral Home and Crematory, Pembroke, GA is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Jerry Gene Collins.
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