September 3, 2003

Virginia E. Adams

Mrs. Virginia E. Adams, 46, of Jonesboro, passed away at her residence Monday, Sept. 1, 2003.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 4 at Sherwood Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include her loving husband, Terry Lee Adams; daughter, Heather Nicole Purcell; brothers, William M. Purcell Jr., John T. Purcell, Wayne Purcell and James Lee Purcell; father, William M. Purcell; grandchildren, Chandra, Tristan, and Evan Purcell.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. today

Pope Dickson & Son Funeral Home, Jonesboro Chapel is in charge of arrangements. (770) 478-7211.

Charlie Madison Collins

Mr. Charlie Madison Collins, age 83, of Loganville, passed away Monday, Sept. 1, 2003.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4 at Horis A. Ward Fairview Chapel, with Pastor Roland Jackson officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include his daughters, Mittie Ann Bennett of Loganville, and Charlotte Louella McNelis of Ellenwood; sons, Eugene M. Collins of Hampton, Charlie Henry Collins of Covington, Benny Madison Collins of Stockbridge, James William Collins of Forest Park, and James Charlie Collins of Savannah; 18 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; sister, Katie Lee Self of Brunswick; many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends today from 4 to 8 p.m.

Horis A. Ward Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge is in charge of arrangements. (770) 474-1231.

Mark C. Graham

Mr. Mark C. Graham died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2003.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5 in the chapel of the funeral home, with the Rev. Stephen Cook officiating. Interment will follow in Westview Cemetery.

Survivors include his mother, Betty Graham; Patricia Stevens; aunts, Katherine Graham, Martha Robins, and Barbara McDaniel.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4 at the funeral home.

Southside Chapel Funeral Home, Morrow is in charge of arrangements. (770) 961-2828.