Sherod Collins
106th Infantry Division

January 31, 2004
Sherod Collins, 89, of Kennesaw, GA, died Jan. 31 in a Statesboro, GA,  nursing facility.  Born in Waycross, GA, on October 3, 1914, to the late Sherod and Nannie Speir Collins, he served in the 106th Infantry Division during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II.  After the war, he was one of the founders and served for many years as treasurer of the 106th Infantry Division Association.  Mr. Collins was a widower.  He is survived by his sister, Mrs. Edith Jacobs and her husband, Dr. Cecil Jacobs of Statesboro, GA; his brother, James Speir Collins and wife, Nina Collins of Nokomis, FL and several nieces and nephews.  He will also be remembered by many friends and colleagues.  Mr. Collins was educated in the public schools of Waycross, GA, and was a graduate of South Georgia College in Douglas, GA and the University of Georgia in Athens, GA, where he earned a degree in accounting.  He worked in that field for a number of years.  A graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, February 4, 2004 at Pine Ridge Memorial Park in Kennesaw, GA.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the 106th Infantry Division Association, c/o Dr. John Robb, 238 Devore Drive, Meadville, PA, 16355.

Collins, Sherod 423/Service Company

448 Monroe Thice, Kennesaw, GA 30144

Date of death: 01/31/2004 Sherod Collins, 89, of Kennesaw, GA, died in a Statesboro, GA, nursing facility. Born in Waycross, GA, on October 3, 1914, to the late Sherod and Nannie Speir Collins. He served in the 106th Infantry Division during World War II. He joined the 106th Infantry Division Association in 1949. He served as Historian from 1961 to 2003, Adjutant from 1964 to 1968, and as Treasurer from 1964 to 2003. He was elected to the Presidency for the year 1975-76. As president he hosted the 29th Annual Reunion of the Golden Lions, 1975. in Atlanta, Georgia, with John Gallagher and Charles Walsh. He was awarded the coveted Order of 11w Golden Lion, Commander’s Class in 1973. Sherod was always called on at the Annual Board meetings as a person who could recite “Robens Rules of Order.”

Mr. Collins was a widower. He is survived by his sister, Mrs. Edith Jacobs and her husband, Dr. Cecil Jacobs of Statesboro, GA; his brother, James Speir Collins and wife, Nina Collins of Nokomis, FL and several nieces and nephews. He will be remembered by many friends and colleagues.

Mr. Collins was educated in the public schools of Waycross, GA, and was a graduate of South Georgia College in Douglas, GA and the University of Georgia in Athens, GA, where he earned a degree in accounting. He worked in that field for a number of years. A graveside service was held on Wednesday, February 4,2004 at Pine Ridge Memorial Park in Kennesaw, GA. The family suggests donations to the 106th Infantry Division Association, c/o Dr. John Robb, 238 Devore Drive, Meadville, PA, 16355.

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