Obituaries

Gregory Bryan Collins

Gregory Bryan Collins, age 51 of Camden, Ark. was born on December 10, 1958 to John M. and Maxine Garris Collins and passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2010 at his home. He had lived in Paragould, Ark. during his life. He was a member of Victory Church, A.S.O. Association, Ducks Unlimited and Toastmasters. He had a Master Degree in Science Operations Management from the University of Arkansas, Bachelors of Science in radiology Technology from Northeast Louisiana University and was an A.S.Q. Certified Quality Engineer. He was an avid outdoor sportsman and loved his family and held many life long friendships. His grandchildren were his greatest joy. He was preceded in death by his father, John M. Collins; and stepfather, Frank T. Jones Jr. He is survived by his wife, Jamie Lou Riley Collins of Paragould, Ark.; daughter, Susan Marie Baird and husband Anthony; grandchildren, Dakota Austin, Jackson Quinn, Lauraleah Grace all of Paragould, Ark.; brother, John Scott Collins and wife, Sheila of Stephens, Ark.; mother, Maxine Collins Jones of El Dorado, Ark.; numerous cousins and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, October 9, 2010 at Proctor Funeral Home with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. Reverend Jerry Ables and Reverend Stephen Willis will officate the service. Visitation will be Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Proctor Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made to Victory Church in Camden, Hillside Baptist Wednesday Night Prayer Group, Walnut Corner General Baptist Youth in Light, Ark. and Mission Outreach of Northeast, Ark. in Paragould, Ark. To sign the online guest register, visit www.proctorfuneralhome.com.

Published October 8, 2010