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Maxie "Mac" Collins

February 8, 1938 ~ March 29, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Maxie Collins Obituary

Maxie “Mac” Collins, age 86, of Hazlehurst went to be with his Lord and Savior on Good Friday, March 29, 2024 at his residence.

Mr. Collins was born February 8, 1938 in Appling County and has lived in Jeff Davis County since 1960. He graduated from Appling County High School in 1956 and retired from Hazlehurst Mills in 2000. He was a member of Southside Baptist Church and attended the Agape Sunday School Class. Mr. Collins was preceded in death by his parents, Curtis & Velma Hopkins Collins; brothers, Waylon, Robert, Harold, & Billy Collins; sisters, Pauline Lawrence and Glenda Shubert; parents-in-law, Rev. Dewitt & Evelyn Griffin; and a granddaughter-in-law, Zainab “Z” Sellers.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Elvie Jean Collins of Hazlehurst; daughters, Dale (Darrell) Sellers of Baxley and Dawn (Jim) Conner of Vidalia; grandsons, Derek Sellers and Blake Sellers; step grandsons, James Conner and Aaron Conner; sisters, Frances (Cosmo) Glass of Lake Whales, FL and Kathryn “Jane” Flannigan of Hinesville; brothers, Wendell (Sue) Collins of Ft. Pierce, FL, Kenneth (Pat) Collins of Statesboro, and Troy (Linda) Collins of Baxley; a special brother & sister-in-law, Neb & Debra Griffin of Hazlehurst; eleven great-grandchildren  and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held Monday, April 1, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. at Southside Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Yawn and Rev. Bryan Herrington officiating. Interment will follow in Oak View Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Derek Sellers, Blake Sellers, Jim Lawrence, John Lawrence, Dean Collins and Tommy Lawrence.

Honorary pallbearers will be all family and friends in attendance.

A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.

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April 1, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Southside Baptist Church

Funeral Service
April 1, 2024

11:00 AM
Southside Baptist Church


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