Amilie Collins: Obituary


Amilie Collins, age 91, of Jasper, passed away Saturday, December 9, 2017 at her home. She was born November 24, 1926 to Paul and Cora Thacker in Nelson. Amilie was a Past Worthy Matron of the Jasper Eastern Star.

Amilie is survived by her daughter, Mary Sue Jones of Jasper; son, Terry Collins of Canton; grandchildren, Meagan Collins, Anita Hayes, Mickey and Kim Jones, Chelsea Collins, Nicolas Collins, Darryl and LeeannCain; great-grandchildren, Ethan Jones, Evan Jones, Ariel Hayes, Ansley Hayes, and Chloe Collins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles “Rip” Collins and daughter, Brenda.

The Funeral Service will be 3:00 p.m., Thursday, December 14, 2017 in the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home with Reverend Alan Caylor officiating. Interment will follow in the Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be at Roper Funeral Home, Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.; Wednesday, December 13, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.; and Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Amilie Collins Memorial Fund in care of Roper Funeral Home; 206 Holly Street; Jasper, GA 30143.

Arrangements are entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory in Jasper, Georgia.

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