Sally Covington Collins, 87

Published 5:50 pm Thursday, October 27, 2011

OCTOBER 27 – Sally Covington Collins, 87, of Farmville, died on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at Southside Community Hospital. Born December 24, 1923 in Prince Edward County, she was a daughter of the late John M. Covington and Lou Rassie Price Covington.

She was a member of Olive Branch United Methodist Church and was retired from Craddock Terry Shoe Company.

Ms. Collins is survived by a sister, Judy Rutledge and husband, William of Williamsburg; brother-in-law, Newton Hubbard of Richmond; numerous nieces and nephews and her beloved canine companion, Abby. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, David Covington and four sisters, Lois C. Gilliam, Ionia C. Phillips, Earle C. Hubbard and Florence C. Baldwin.

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A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 30, at Olive Branch United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Olive Branch United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Jimmy Coleman, 98 Olive Branch Road, Prospect, VA 23960.

Robinson Funeral Home and Cremation Service is assisting the family and an online condolence can be sent by visiting