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William Sterling "Bill" Collins
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Birth: May 9, 1915
Roanoke Rapids
Halifax County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1996
Greensboro
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA

William Sterling Collins, 80, died Thursday, January 11, 1996 at his home, 1570 Lovett Street in Greensboro, NC. He was born May 9, 1915 to Gertrude Otley Spence and Kenny Monroe Collins in Roanoke Rapids, NC.

He was retired from Royal Crown Bottling Company and worked part time at Guilford Mills. He was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant daughter Rebecca Ione Collins; 4 brothers, Frank, Paul, Tom, and John and 1 sister Blanche Collins Washington. He is survived by 3 daughters, Jacquelyn Ada Collins Jenkins, Janice Dawn Collins Martin and husband Bill, both of Greensboro, Celia Juanita Collins Smith of Wilmington, NC; one sister Lillie Maude Collins Bonsall and husband Joseph Sloan Bonsall Sr of Philladelphia; 2 brothers Sidney Cairey Collins of Greensboro, and Lewis Collins of Roanoke Rapids, NC; five grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am Monday in Guilford Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7-9 tonight at Hanes-Lineberry, Vanstory Street Chapel and at other times at the home of his daughter Janice at 2800 Dexter Avenue in Greensboro.
(bio by Bobbi Cecil) 
 
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 Parents:
  Kenny Monroe Collins (1864 - 1956)
  Gertrude Otley Spence Collins (1889 - 1955)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Britt Collins (1916 - 1978)*
 
 Children:
  Rebecca Ione Collins (1944 - 1945)*
  Celia Juanita Collins Smith (1947 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Thomas Collins (1914 - 1994)*
  William Sterling Collins (1915 - 1996)
  Sidney Cairey Collins (1917 - 2002)*
  Blanche Otley Collins Washington (1921 - 1982)*
  Lillie Maude Collins Bonsall (1924 - 2001)*
  Lewis Monroe Collins (1926 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Guilford Memorial Park
Greensboro
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Bobbi Cecil
Record added: Sep 02, 2009
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William Sterling Bill Collins
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- bob tarte
 Added: Jan. 26, 2016
Uncle Bill, you left us way too soon. I miss you so much. Jacky and I are still close and you always come up in our conversations. You were so special. your niece
- Bobbi Cecil
 Added: Sep. 2, 2009
 
 
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