Bera Gay Collins
Bera Gay Collins
  • October 12, 1935 - November 17, 2017
  • Marietta, Georgia

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Bera Kate Gay Collins, 82, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away on Friday, November 17, 2017. She was born in Blakely, Georgia on October 12,1935. Bera graduated from Central High School in Jackson, Mississippi. She was married to Edward Collins for 39 years. Bera had a career in real estate for Century 21. She was a member of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church and had a passion for her family, sewing, and Curves. She is survived by her children, Telese Fields, Michael Collins, and Norman Collins; grandchildren, Troy Fields, Grayson Fields, Michael Collins, Mary Katherine Collins, Alan Collins, and Matt Collins; great grandchild, Kate Fields; sister, Mary Westmoreland; and brother, Lane Gay. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lou Kate Spence Gay, and George Washington Gay; husband, Edward Collins; brothers, Spence Gay, Edmund Gay, Larkin Gay, Joel Gay, Clifford Gay; and sisters, Callie Gilbert, Pauline Hewgley, and Emma Scorsone. A graveside service will be conducted at Blakely Cemetery, in Blakely, Georgia on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 12:30PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bera's memory can be made to Young Life at, area number XD102. To leave an online condolence for the family please visit our website at