Collins, Ginger Johnson

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Ginger Elizabeth Collins, 58, of Hobson Ave., Pearisburg, Va., departed this life Friday morning, February 4, 2011, at Giles Community Hospital in Pearisburg. She was born in Pearisburg on August 12, 1952.

Ginger was preceded in death by her mother, Betty Elizabeth Pyles Johnson, and was a faithful and devoted member of Riverview Baptist Church in Ripplemead.

She leaves to cherish her memory her beloved husband, Danny Dale Collins; her children, Angie and Dave Elliott, of Pearisburg, Alicia and Michael Davis, of Winder, Ga., and Tina and Brandon Steele, of Newport; her grandchildren, Elizabeth Miles, Erika Davis, Alyssa Davis, Seth Elliott, Allison Brown, Abby, Nolan, Macy and Ada Steele; her father and stepmother, Charles Sr. and Anna Johnson, of Pearisburg; her brothers and sisters, Charles Jr. “Junebug” Johnson, of Pearisburg, Sue Fuller, of Hampton, Totsie Lang, of Hoges Store, Kay Price, of Pearisburg, and Libby Kerr, of Hoges Store; her many beloved nieces and nephews; and her special friends, Patty Woodyard and Brenda Cheetwood.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. in Riverview Baptist Church in Ripplemead with Pastor Shahn Wilburn officiating. Burial will follow in Angels Rest Memory Gardens in Narrows. The family will receive friends at the church Sunday evening from 5 until 8 p.m.

Ginger requested that flowers be omitted and her family suggests that contributions be made instead in her memory to Riverview Baptist Church Missions Fund, 219 Big Stony Creek Road, Ripplemead, Va. 24150.

The Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent by visiting