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Jessie Collins dies at 79

JESSIE COLLINS

JESSIE COLLINS

Jessie Vaughn Collins, 79, died August 8, 2019 at his residence at Craft’s Colly.

A son of the late Thurston and Mattie Sergent Collins, he was also preceded in death by six brothers, Roy, Lester, Billy, Thurston Jr., Estill, and Bobby Joe, and two sisters, Alberta Webb and Lavetta Ann Combs.

Surviving are his wife, Wanda Adams Collins; two sons, Michael Collins of Washington D.C., and Rodney Collins and wife Zetta of Wise, Va.; a brother, Windus Collins; seven sisters, Pauline Bates, Gayle Franklin, Marietta Spangler, Ruth Isom, Virgie Halcomb, Rena Vae Sturgill, and Norma Jean Adams; and a grand- child, Chloe Rebecca Collins.

Funeral services were held August 13 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.

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