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Sarah Collins

April 29, 1943 - April 14, 2010

Sarah Amelia Elwell Moore Collins born April 29, 1943 in Fort Myers, Florida to Iris and Max Elwell passed Wednesday April 14, 2010.

She lived in Wilmington since 1945. Amelia touched many lives through her volunteer work with Boy Scouts of America and the PTA at Sunset Park & Gregory Schools. She graduated with her Nursing Degree in 1983 and worked in various roles, but specialized in Geriatrics. She was a Mama to many who needed a shoulder and through the years adopted many children into her heart and home.

She was survived by her children and grandchildren; Larry & Linda (Malone) Moore, Peggy Ann & Dennis Uncaford with Raven Soap, Ray Collins Jr. & Dana Long, Cindy & Matt Phelps with Joseph & Jessica, Andrea & Qasim Mohammad with Jacob & Layla. Her children in heart and in love Nisreen & Glenn Abramson with Elizabeth, Shereen & Raymond Pickett with Zack & Brittaney, Mike McCarley, Kevin Walker, John Pittman, Kathy McFee Richardson and Nadeen Helou. She is also survived by her loving and devoted sisters and their families; Phyllis Boyd of Wilmington, Phoebe Peterson of Whiteville, Yovnne Raynor of Leland, Alice Outlaw of Georgia, Pat & Jerry (brother) Cox of Alabama, 7 nieces and 5 nephews. Also survided by her brother-in law Clifford Collins and many nieces and nephews from Collins side.

Family & friends will be received on Saturday, April 17th from 5:00 – 7:00 PM, at Wilmington Burial & Cremation Service. Graveside service to be held Sunday, April 18th, 2010 at 3pm at Masonboro Baptist Church.

Please share memories, condolences and view Sarah’s movie at

Wilmington Burial and Cremation, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099

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