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Ron Collins (#14149965)
 member for 15 years, 11 months, 12 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.


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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Messages left for Ron Collins (182)[Leave Message]
Missy Forrest
RE: Henry Guy Collins, Jr
You are so welcome.
Added by Missy Forrest on Jun 20, 2016 2:06 AM
Vicki Hill
Would you transfer her to me #22023491 ? She was my husband's 2nd great grandmother. Thank you.
Added by Vicki Hill on Jun 14, 2016 4:39 PM
Vicki Hill
Would you transfer him to me #22023477 ? He is my husband's 2nd great grandfather. Thank you.
Added by Vicki Hill on Jun 14, 2016 4:37 PM
Donna Dinstel
Thank you...
for transferring Vassie and Dudley Campbell to me!
Added by Donna Dinstel on Jun 13, 2016 5:53 PM
James Collins d. 1789
Hi, I descend from James Collins d. 1789 and am looking for Proof that he is the James Collins buried in Beaufort National Cemetery. Everything I have found says this cemetery was not established until 1863 by President Lincoln. Can you help me? judywarebrown at
Added by Judygrl on Jun 03, 2016 3:01 AM
Regina L. Rea
Old Plank entry addition
Thank you for adding the memorial for my aunt, Lena Divine Burnham.
Added by Regina L. Rea on May 29, 2016 1:51 PM
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
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
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