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Services are held for John Collins

John Gordon Collins, 85, of Bristol, Va., died March 3, in the Duke University Medical Center.

Born in Jenkins, he was a son of the late McClellen “Clell” and Virginia “Virgie” Amburgey Collins. He was the father of the late Janet Lea Collins, and a brother of the late Esther Rogers, Gladys Yonts Moore, Rebecca Tolliver, and Denver Collins.

Surviving are his wife, Jean Harris Collins; a son, Joe Gordon Collins, Apex, N.C.; two granddaughters, Jennifer Parker, Raleigh, N.C., and Amy Crabtree, Rougemont, N.C.; and a great-granddaughter, Lily Campbell Parker.

Funeral services were held March 7. Entombment was in the Memories Mausoleum at Forest Hills Memory Gardens.

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