Collins, John "Frank" (Dalton)

Wednesday, July 1, 2020
John Collins
John Collins
John “Frank” Collins, 82, of Dalton, passed away on Monday, June 29, 2020.

He was the son of the late Bertie and Effie Putnam Collins and was preceded in death by his sisters, Herlene Collins, Virginia Hill and Barbara Blaylock.

Frank is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Collins; daughter, Donna Collins; grandchildren, Craig Brock (Sallie Ann), Jayme White (Bobby) and Jason Burgess (Tiffany); great-grandchildren, Chance, Collins Kate, Elizabeth, Elise, Evelyn and Emma Ray; brothers, Eugene Collins (Myrtie), J.B. Collins (Carlene) and Randall Collins.

The family will have a private family service at Love Funeral Home with Pastor Tony Robertson officiating.

Burial will be in United Memorial Gardens.

The family requests that flowers please be omitted.

Arrangements are by Love Funeral Home, 706 278-3313.

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