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Sylvester Henry Clay Collins Jr.

December 26, 1947 ~ June 2, 2021 (age 73)


Sylvester Henry Clay Collins Jr. 73, son of the late Henry Clay Collins Sr. and Lillie Mae Crowder, departed this life on Wednesday June 2, 2021 at Atrium Health Union in Monroe, NC.  He leaves to mourn his death his sons: Donald Rushing (Jackie) of Marshville, NC, Sylvester "Chucky" Rushing (Renea) of Wadesboro, NC, Michael Collins (Barbara) of Monroe NC, Odell Rushing, and Henry Collins both of Peachland, NC; daughters: Patricia Blakeney (Willie) and Deturia Medlin, both of Wingate, NC, Jeannette Collins and Shernetier Collins (Mark) both of Peachland, NC; brothers: Cecil Collins (Patricia) of Alabama and Woodrow Collins of Peachland, NC; sisters: Bernice Covington (Mott) of Waxhaw, NC, Brenda Lee (Aaron) of Charlotte, NC, and Ollie Polk of Peachland, NC, and 17 grandchildren. 

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 Service Program


June 9, 2021

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Blakely Funeral Home & Cremations, LLC.
714 East Franklin Street
Monroe, NC 28110

Funeral Service
June 10, 2021

2:00 PM
New Meltonville Baptist Church
15482 White Store Road
Peachland, NC 28133

Interment following funeral service
June 10, 2021

Meltonville Baptist Church Cemetery
15482 White Store Rd
Peachland, NC 28133

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