Earline Marie CollinJul 15th, 2011 | By Submitted | Category: Obituaries
Earline Marie Collins, 64, of Madison, Florida passed peacefully into the arms of her Savior on July 8, 2011. She was employed at Cherry Farms, Inc. At an early age, Ms. Collins, converted her life to the Lord and was baptized under the leadership of Reverend James Rowe. Years later, she became an active member of St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, under the Reverend Julius Davis, until the Lord called her home. She leaves to cherish her precious memories, three sons, Joseph (Dawn) Collins, Steve (Felicia) Collins, both of Jackson, Tenn., and Antonio (Vanessa) Williams of Tampa; three daughters, Vivian (James) Miller, Sheri (Anthony) Kennedy, both of Tallahassee, and Yolanda (Ira) Denson of Madison, Florida; four brothers, Leonard (Melinda) Collins, of Boynton Beach, Curtis (Mary) Collins, of Madison, Calvin Collins, of Orlando, and Thomas Collins, Jr. of Atlanta, Ga.; three sisters, Dorothy (Charles) Roberson, Louise Collins and Nora (Charleston) Ealy, all of Madison; special Friends for many years, Patricia and Willie McGhee; 23 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four uncles; 10 aunts; a host of nieces and nephews; and an additional host of relatives and sorrowing friends. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 16 at 11 a.m. in Mt. Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church, 576 West Dade Street – Madison, Rev. Charles Evans, Pastor & Reverend Julius Davis will be the Eulogist. Ms. Collins will rest in St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church 221 NW Pickle Lane for the visitation of friends on Friday, July 15, 2011, from 5-7 p.m. and in Mt. Zion AME Church on Saturday from 9:45 a.m. until the hour of service. Interment will be in Concord Cemetery (Greenville). Arrangements by McKinney Family Funeral Home, 6507 W. Beaver Street, Jacksonville, Fl.