Originally created 06/03/04

Mrs. Rachel Collins (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Rachel T. Collins entered into rest Sunday, May 30, 2004 at the St. Joseph Hospital. Graveside services will be held Friday, June 4, 2004 at 11 a.m. at Pierce Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Alton R. Pegues, officiating. Mrs. Thompkins was a native of Richmond Co., Ga. and a member of Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, a retired employee of Richmond County Board of Education. Survivors are one son, Timothy Sanders, North Carolina; foster son, Harry Burch, North Carolina; one brother, Rev. Stewart T. (Barbara) Thompkins, Augusta; grandchildren, LaShanta Sanders, Charlotte, N.C., Jessica Sanders, Rutherfordton, N.C., Rasheedah Sanders, Forest City, N.C.; a devoted niece, Lunette M. (Henry) Brigham, Augusta; nephew, Paul Thompkins; great-niece, Deborrah Wilcox; brother-in-law, Ret. Lt. Col. William Bert Neal, Sr., Greensboro, N.C. and a host of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 Martin Luther K ing, Jr. Blvd. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle June 3, 2004