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Gerald M. (Jerry) Collings, Green County, KY (1934-2013)

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Greensburg Baptist Church. He was a Pharmacist and the owner and operator of the Corner Drug Store for over 45 years. His marriage to Sylvia Judy Hudson Collings spanned over 53 years until her death in 2010. He leaves 13 direct living descendants.

Mr. Gerald M. "Jerry" Collings, 79, of Greensburg, KY, departed this life on Monday, February 18, 2013 at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

The funeral services for Mr. Gerald M. "Jerry" Collings will be conducted at 12pm noon CT/1pmET, Friday, February 22, 2013 at the Greensburg Baptist Church, 128 N Main Street, Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Green County Memory Gardens. Bro. Blake Jessie will be officiating. Visitation is requested 4pmCT5pmET-8pmCT/9pmET, at the Greensburg Baptist Church and after 7amCT/8amET, Friday until time of the funeral service.

Pallbearers: Grandchildren

Gerald M. "Jerry" Collings, Green County, KY (1934-2013)

Mr. Gerald M. "Jerry" Collings of Greensburg, Kentucky was the son of the late Felix Howard Collings and Christine Kerrick Collings. He was born on Monday, January 22, 1934 in McLean County, KY. He departed this life on Monday, February 18, 2013 in Elizabethtown, Hardin County, KY. He was 79 years, and 27 days of age.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Greensburg Baptist Church. He was a Pharmacist and the Owner and Operator of the Corner Drug Store for over 45 years.

He united in marriage to Sylvia Judy Hudson Collings on January 27, 1956 who preceded him in death on January 19, 2010.

Mr. Collings was also preceded in death by a son: Christopher Adam Collings on September 2, 2011; and a brother: Dr. Jack Clayton Collings.

Survivors include the following:
  • Three sons and two daughters in law: Mitchell H. and Theresa Collings of Greensburg, KY; Gregory Alan Collings of Nicholasville, KY; and Gerald Clayton and Gretchen Collings of Beverly, Massachusetts; and a daughter-in-law: Sabrina Collings of Versailles, KY

  • Ten grandchildren and their spouses: Michael B. Collings, Magel and Damon Creason, Mitchell Zebulon and Elizabeth Collings, Faun Lobb Crenshaw and Brandon Crenshaw, and Jackie and Aaron Curtsinger all of Campbellsville, KY; Matthew Shelby Collings, Trisha and Jeremy Hall all of Greensburg, KY; Christopher Andrew Alan Collings of Nicholasville, KY; Michael McCaffrey of MA, and Sylvia Louise Collings of Versailles, KY

  • And a host of other relatives and friends.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Greensburg Baptist Church, which can be made at the funeral home.

Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 201 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY, are in charge of the funeral arrangements.

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Gerald M. (Jerry) Collings, Green County, KY (1934-2013)

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