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Ron Collins (#14149965)
 member for 15 years, 9 months, 15 days
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Bio Photo I was born in Vaiden, MS, on Dec. 31, 1954 to Alf Trotter Collins and Juanita Hambrick Collins.

I lived in Vaiden, MS until 1979, Winona, MS until 1981, when I moved to Jackson, MS. In 1990, I moved to Florence, MS, where I still reside.

I have two wonderful sons, Sean and Cody, and I worked as a Level 2 Computer Field Technician for AmSouth Bank, In-House Technician for Trustmark Bank and Field Technician for CompuCom servicing 10 Lowe's stores in Mississippi.

I have an A.A. Degree in Pre-Law; a B.S. Degree in History with a Minor in English; and a Master of Social Sciences with an emphasis in History.

I have written and maintain 240+ web pages, including listings of the burials in the Vaiden Mississippi Cemetery (White) and the Vaiden Community Cemetery (African-American).

So far, my family history has been traced back to my 14th Generation Grandfather, John Collins I, who was the keeper of the Gael (prison) for King Charles I of England (son of James I - of the King James Bible fame). Other relatives include another King (Elvis).

Other hobbies include motorcycles, making music as a drummer, historical research, adding entries to Find-a-Grave (since 08/11/2000), and watching and collecting DVDs.

PLEASE CHECK FIRST TO SEE IF ENTRIES HAVE ALREADY BEEN ADDED AND MAKE SURE THAT ANY MARKER PHOTOS AND DATES ARE LEGIBLE.

How To Write An Obituary

Remember me as you pass by,
As you are now, so once was I,
As I am now, so you must be,
Prepare for death and follow me.


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Transfer requests should be for direct relatives within four generations. This would be your siblings, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. This DOES NOT include aunts, uncles and cousins.

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Messages left for Ron Collins (176)[Leave Message]
Dixie
RE: Howell Galey Mims
You're very welcome. Glad I was able to help fulfill some of your photo requests! If I ever have any memorials you would like transferred, please let me know thru the edit tab. I will be happy to transfer.
Added by Dixie on May 21, 2016 4:27 PM
LaShon
RE: Marker Photo for Mary Blaylock
Mr Collins, you are so very welcome, it is my pleasure and blessing! I apologize for the quality, the setting sun, on that day, was not cooperating whatsoever. :-)
Added by LaShon on May 21, 2016 1:02 PM
Glen Foster
RE: Lost Collins
Thanks. I saw where you had posted her grave marker. I was hoping!
Added by Glen Foster on May 10, 2016 4:38 PM
Glen Foster
RE: Lost Collins
Are you related to Fannie Bell Chambley?
Added by Glen Foster on May 09, 2016 7:05 PM
Glen Foster
RE: Lost Collins
Thanks. I looked thru it twice and found her grandfather and great grandfather. Looking for Josephine Collins Farmer. She died in childbirth in 1913. Her husband died 3 months later. Her two sons now deceased never knew where they were buried. Probably around McCarley Carroll County, MS, but not sure. I am running out of leads. Thanks for the info. Glen
Added by Glen Foster on Apr 18, 2016 6:11 PM
Glen Foster
Lost Collins
Judy from Carroll County gave me your name as a contact. If you like solving a great mystery I have one about a Collins family member. Are you interested in the search? Glen in Mississippi
Added by Glen Foster on Apr 17, 2016 1:29 PM
John Andrew Meyer
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22591437
Dear Ron
Maiden name is Taylor
Taylor
Added by John Andrew Meyer on Apr 14, 2016 8:08 PM
John Andrew Meyer
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Aloha Ronny,

Are you related to this Collins family?

Monster Wave Rider John
Added by John Andrew Meyer on Apr 10, 2016 11:17 PM
Maggie
Irene Frances Thrailkill Milner
Thanks Ron!
Maggie
Added by Maggie on Apr 08, 2016 8:05 AM
Maggie
RE: Irena Frances Thrailkill Milner
Thanks Ron for your speedy reply!! Would you know who sent you the pic ?
Maggie
Added by Maggie on Apr 07, 2016 9:52 AM
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