Mrs. Kessie D. Collins, 79, of 352 Kessie Road, Pembroke died Wednesday, August 7, 2013. Mrs. Collins was born August 28, 1933 in Robeson County to the late Mr. Mackque and Mrs. Annie Bell Bullard-Jones. She is preceded in death by her parents; her step-father: Mr. Foster Jones; and former spouse and the father of her children: Mr. Joseph Collins.
The funeral will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 10, 2013, at Prospect United Methodist Church with the Revs: Dr. Kenneth Locklear and Dr. Carolyn Cummings-Woriax officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Collins is survived by seven children : Rev. Sylvia Collins-Ball (Mark), Mrs. Barbara Collins (Stan), Mr. Johnny Collins (Carol), Ms. Brenda Gail Collins, Mr. Greg Collins (Teresa), Mr. Micheal Collins (Darlene), and Ms. Candice Collins; 16 grandchildren: Mr. Joshua Coyle Huggins (Amy), Ms. Courtney Melissa Huggins, Mrs. Kimberly Dawn Moore (JD), Mr. Bryan Graham (Telisa), Mr. Jeffrey Dial, Mr. Brandon Collins, Mr. Casey Collins, Mr. Joseph Collins III, Ms. Brandy Collins, Mr. Ryan Collins (Niki), Ms. Clarissa Collins, Ms. Sheresa Collins, Mr. Allan Collins (Megan), Mr. Jonathan Collins, Mr. Kalin Collins, and Ms. Abigail Collins; 21 great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday, August 9, 2013, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.