The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, September 28, 2013 at the Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc., 607 Kaigler Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia. Interment will follow in the Davis Chapel A.M.E. Church Cemetery, Georgia Highway 26 West, Oglethorpe, Georgia. Minister Phillip Fowler will officiate.
Eugene Collins was born January 30, 1954 in Oglethorpe, Macon County, Georgia to Eather Mahones Collins and the late Olen Collins, Sr. He acquired his education from the public school system of Palm Beach County, Florida. Eugene lived in Detroit, Michigan for many years and was employed with Ford until his health began to decline.
Survivors are a beloved mother, Eather Mahones Collins, Delray Beach, Florida; a daughter, Alicia Malloy, Detroit, Michigan; six siblings, Carolyn Denise Collins, Boynton Beach, Florida, Gary Collins, Georgia, Michael Collins (Debbie), Delray Beach, Florida, Eddie Collins (Loraine), Boynton Beach, Florida, David Collins (Nita), Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Edward Collins, Delray Beach, Florida; aunts and uncles, Lewis Mahones (Clara), Boston, Massachusetts, Mary Mahones Hickman, Irene Mahones both of Orlando, Florida, Virginia Mahones, Milo Mahones (Jannie) all Of Miami, Florida, Sarah Warren, Alabama, Gladys Whigham (Jeff), Elmer Collins, Dorothy Collins, Juanita Collins, Fred Collins, Tommy Collins all of Daytona Beach, Florida, Carrie Pearl Byse and Irvin Collins both of Ideal, Georgia; and a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Gloria Collins(Friday, September 27 13 11:39 am EDT)
To Auntie, may God give you strength and comfort during your time of sorrow. To the Collins Family, I pray that God will dry away all our tears and brighten up our hearts. Rest In Peace Cousin Eugene...We loved you but God loves you best. Love Gloria,Drevon, Homer Jr, Gwendolyn, Logan, Kellie, Travon, Lakeetha, Tracy and Stephanie