Montlawn Memorial Park, Funerals and Cremations
2911 South Wilmington Street
Judy Collins went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on November 7, 2012. She had suffered from numerous serious health problems for many years. She is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Robert Malcom (Bob) Collins; her daughter Elizabeth Collins Klenotiz and husband Edward of Raleigh, NC and grandson Stephen; by her son Tim Collins and wife Jill of Greensboro, NC and their children Ami Bragg and Adam McKim; by her daughter-in-law Joy Collins and grandson Zac of Gainesville, FL. She is also survived by her brother James Stewart Wilson and wife Linda of Waxhaw, NC and their children Mike Richardson and Jill Richardson Hall.
Judy was born on January 3, 1941 in Raleigh, NC to the late James Archie Wilson; and Jetta Dean Berryman Wilson. She was also preceded in death by her son Robert Christian Collins.
Judy's was a well known hair stylist in the Raleigh area before becoming a successful real estate agent. Judy became disabled in her late 40's but she still had a special gift for decorating, arranging flowers and an appreciation for all things beautiful. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
Funeral services will be held 3:00 pm Saturday, November 10,2012 at Montlawn Funeral Home Chapel in Raleigh with Dr. Donald Cashwell, pastor of Creedmoor Road Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2 p.m. until 2:45 p.m Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607 in honor of Judy's mother, or to The Gideons.