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“Larry, Sarcanda, and Heather, I was so saddened to hear of Rose's passing. She was such a jewel of a lady. She helped me out so much when ever I...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Julie Williams Groce - NC

“Sarcanda and family,I am deeply sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She was a beautiful lady. She will be greatly missed. My prayers are with...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Princess Martin-Settle - NC

“My heart and prayers go out to the Collins Family and all her relatives. I met her while we were driving school buses. She was a sweet, wonderful...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Shirley Jenkins - Jonesville, NC

“Sarcanda and family, I was saddened to learn of your Mothers death. I always enjoyed being around her. There was never a dull moment. I know...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Gail R. Parsons - Purlear, NC

“Larry, Heather and Sarcanda, Rose was such a special lady, always upbeat and kind. I remember when Alex would go to sleep on the school bus and...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Carole Groce - Jonesville, NC

“It is so hard to believe that Rose is gone. Rose was a special sister and sister-in-law. We are going to miss her a lot. Rose was always there for us...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Tony & Brenda Mathis - Jonesville, NC

“Sarkie and family, I was so saddened to hear of Rose's passing. You have my deepest sympathy. May your warm memories bring you comfort. I so...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Gladys Baldwin - Moravian Falls, NC

“We're so very sorry to hear of the passing of Rosa Lee. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you all. She was a special lady and we know...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Douglas Cheek - Hamptonville, NC

“Larry, Sarcanda amd Heather, I am so sorry about your loss. Rose was a very special person. She has gone to where there is no more pain and...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Nancy Dimmette Steelman - Ronda, NC

“Dear Sarcanda and family, I was so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I so enjoyed visiting your home and having the "Rose" tour. She was a...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Terri Bounds - Moravian Falls, NC

“Larry, Sarcanda and Heather, My thoughts and love and prayers go out to you all in your loss of Rose. She was a beautiful lady inside and out....Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Sherry Swaim McGuire - Clemmons, NC

“Sarcanda, I was so saddened to hear of your mother's passing. She was a very unique and special lady and always made everyone around her feel...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Judy Snyder - North Wilkesboro, NC

“Larry,Sarcanda and Heather, may God comfort you and give you peace at this time. Rose was one of dearest friends, I will cherish my memories. I...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Wanda Benge - Ronda, NC

“Heather and family, find peace in all the love, support and caring you gave to your mother. As you travel this valley may you start to find smiles...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Kaye Elliott - North Wilkesboro, NC

“I remember Rose the most as my school bus driver. She has known my sister and I since we were little. She always made us feel special, and then going...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Christina & Jesse Pardue - NC

“To Larry, Sarcanda, Heather and the rest of the family ~ my wife and I are praying for each of you in the name of the LORD JESUS. My heart is...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Freddie Combs - Greeneville, TN

“Our love and prayers go out to Larry and the whole family. May God comfort you all as only He can. ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Jerry and Sharon Sanders - Ronda, NC

“Larry, Sarcanda, & Heather, My heart goes out to each of you. Rose was such a special person! I have such wonderful memories of her (along with...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Sharron Sloop - NC

“I am so sorry to hear of Rose's passing. She was a special lady to all who knew her and she will surely be missed. God bless you all. ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Linda Jenkins Fields - NC

“Larry, I know you will miss Rose and Hattie and I will miss her too... To all the Family....God has his way. She was a great Lady and will be...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Charles and Hattie - Elkin, NC

Mrs. Rosa Lee Mathis Collins "Rose" of Jonesville went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Tuesday Oct. 29 at her home. She was born September 14, 1945 in Wilkes County to Garland and Vertie Mae Mathis. All who knew her would say that Rose was a rare flower, as her name indicates, blooming where ever she went, always bright and colorful. She had a deep love for her family, friends, and Lord. She will be treasured in our hearts and memories as the best wife, mother, nanny, and sister. She is preceded in death by her parents, a special uncle, Carl Mathis, a jovial brother-in-law, Roby Brown. She is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Larry Collins, daughter Sarcanda Green (Andy), daughter Heather Johnson (Scott), grandson Zane Green, and step-grandchildren Thomas, Patrick, and Kaitlin Johnson. She is also survived by her brothers and sisters, Joann Brown (late Roby Brown), RG Mathis (Elizabeth), Lib Groce (Roger), Ray Mathis (Dorry), Tony Mathis (Brenda), and Rex Mathis. Many nieces and nephews are left to remember their "Aunt Rosie" The family will receive friends at Johnson Funeral Home, Elkin, NC on Friday, November 1st from 6:00-8:00p.m.. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00am, Saturday, November 2nd at Arlington Baptist Church, with the Rev. Roger Groce and Rev. Marty Nixon officiating. Mrs. Collins will lie in state from 10:30-11:00a.m, prior to the service. Burial will follow in Sunrise Cemetery, Jonesville, NC. Memorials can be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, who provided their love, support, and care for Rose and her family. Online condolences may be made at www.johnson-funeral.com Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Collins Family.

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