Patricia Rachels “Nana” Collins
Memorial services will be held on Monday, March 29, 2010 at 2:00 P.M., from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with the Reverend Fred Heard officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Ms. Collins, a lifelong resident of Augusta, was the daughter of the late Virginia Lamb Rachels. She had worked for Travelers Insurance Company as a Senior Claims Processor and was a member of Mize Memorial United Methodist Church. She loved her grandchildren and was a mother to all.
Survivors include her father, Jesse Rachels of Augusta; her son and daughter-in-law, Christopher and Karen Collins of Hephzibah; her brother and sister in law, Harry S. and Kathy Rachels of North Augusta, SC, sister, Kay R. Barwick, of Augusta, brother, Phillip Rachels of Grovetown, and her sister, Julia Rachels Hartshorne of Grovetown; grandchildren, Bobby and Ginny Barwick, Caitlin and Cailey Collins, Trey and Drew Hartshorne; and a special family friend Jackie Hart.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials may be made to the Augusta Animal Rescue Friends “A.A.R.F.”, P.O. Box 6824, Augusta, GA 30916.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 1:00 until the hour of the service at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd, Augusta, GA, 30906.