ROCK HILL -- Mrs. Betty Jo Mahaffey Collins, 75, passed away Monday, Dec. 29, 2008.
Graveside services will be 3 p.m. today, Dec. 31, 2008, at Laurelwood Cemetery, with the Rev. Barry Yates officiating.
A native of Rock Hill, S.C., Mrs. Collins was the daughter of the late Fred and Ollie Hood Mahaffey. She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church and was a homemaker. She was the widow of James Thomas Collins Sr.
Mrs. Collins is survived by two sons, James T. "Tommy" Collins Jr. and his wife, Merry, of McConnells, S.C., and Doug Collins and his wife, Beth, of Clover, S.C.; her daughter, Terry Lynn Roach and her husband, Ben, of Rock Hill; her brothers, William F. Mahaffey of Fort Mill, S.C., and Donald E. Mahaffey of Rock Hill; and three grandchildren, Steven Michael Roach, Andrew Collins and Haley Collins. She was preceded in death by her brother, David Mahaffey and her sisters, Mary Harrison and Frances Harrison.
The family will receive friends following the graveside service.
The family requests that memorials be made to Serenity Palliative & Hospice Care, 223 S. Herlong Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29731.
Condolences may be made online at www.greenefuneralhome.net.