Mary Henson Collins

Mary Henson Collins, 81, widow of John Winfred “Wink” Collins, went home to be with the Lord on June 14, 2014, at Dillon Pointe Assisted Living.

Born Aug. 7, 1932, in Rutherfordton County, N.C., she was a daughter of the late Simpson Bunyon Henson and Jimmie Lee Hill Henson.

She was a member of Hicks Grove Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Surviving are daughters, Judy Collins of Chapin and Nancy Jones of Chesnee; a brother, Glenn Henson of West Virginia; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded by two sons, James Dean Collins and Fred Randal Collins; brothers, S.B. Henson, Floyd Henson and J.B. Henson; and sisters, Ruth Young, Clara Sane and Lula Mae Childers.

The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Eggers Funeral Home of Chesnee, S.C. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Hicks Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Raymond Byrd officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

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