Betty Joyce Anthony Collins, 78, entered into rest Thursday, August 14, 2014.
Mrs. Collins was born in Jackson County, the daughter of the late George and Lois McIntyre Anthony. She was a retired LPN and a member of Brockton Road Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Deborah Herndon, Social Circle; granddaughter and husband, Beverly and Gary Lance, Commerce; two grandsons, David Murphy, Cleveland, and Scotty Murphy, Pendergrass; brother, George “Larry” Anthony, Loganville; two sisters, Barbara Krause, Adairsville, and Judy Payne, Cumming; and great-grandchildren, Zachary Lance, Michaela Lance, Breanna Murphy and Madison Murphy.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, August 17, from the chapel of Evans Funeral Home with the Revs. Jesse Mealor and Reverend Karl Mealor officiating. Burial will be in the Braselton Church of God of Prophesy Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 1 to 3 p.m. prior to the service.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com