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Jerry Collins

Services for Jerry Collins, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m. Saturday,March 12 at Damascus M.B. Church with burial in Mt. Zion ChurchCemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 5 p.m. at WilliamsMortuary.

Mr. Collins, 57, died March 8, 2005, at G.V. “Sonny” MontgomeryVeterans Affairs Medical Center in Jackson. He was born in NewOrleans on Feb. 15, 1948, to Shamrock Patton and Elvie CollinsHowell.

He was a graduate of Progress School and a retired mechanic. Hewas a veteran of the Army.

Preceding him in death was his father.

Survivors are his wife, Bernice Terrell Collins, of Brookhaven;his mother, Elvie Collins Howell, of Jamaica, N.Y.; his fivedaughters, Rhonda Fox, Deyuanna Collins, Eve Henderson, TrenekaHenderson and Henrietta Henderson, all of Brookhaven; his twosisters, Rose Marie Howell, of Jamaica, N.Y., and Dorothy RaePatton, of Brookhaven; his aunt and uncle, Elzie and BerthaCollins, of Brookhaven; and a host of nieces, nephews, otherrelatives and friends.