North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Oct. 11, 1944|
Birth year is estimated.
John's given name has also been found recorded as Jehu and Gehew.
John's Obituary appeared in the Friday, October 13, 1944 issue of the Norfolk-Virginian Pilot, Norfolk, Virginia as follows:
"John C. Collins, 66, of 815 Freeman avenue, Portlock, died Wednesday night at 9 o'clock at a Norfolk hospital after an illness of four years. He was a native of Camden County, N.C., but had made his home in this section for the past 35 years.
The son of the late Rainer and Margaret Sawyer Collins, and husband of Mrs. Lorena Eley Collins, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. William T. Curling and Mrs. Vernon Whitehurts, of Norfolk; one son, Winfred J. Collins, of Norfolk; one brother, J. S. Collins of South Norfolk; one sister, Mrs. D. V. Starboard, of South Norfolk; one half-brother, Linwood Collins, of Camden, N.C.; four step-daughters, Mrs. S. L. Forbes, Mrs. Sarah A. Taylor, Mrs. Robert H. Nunally and Mrs. H. E. Bowen, of Norfolk; one step-son, H. L. Dews, of Norfolk.
The body has been removed to the Graham Funeral Home, South Norfolk, where funeral services will be conducted tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock. Burial will be in Riverside Memorial Park."
Lorena Estelle Eley Collins (1866 - 1949)*
Note: No marker.
Riverside Memorial Park
Plot: CEDAR GROVE, Block 0, Lot 393
Created by: Carol
Record added: Jul 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39204546