LOUISBURG – Ralph Perry Collins, 79, died Thursday morning, Feb. 23, 2012. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at White Level Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

He was the son of the late Ernest Watson and Monnie Lee Wood Collins. He was preceded in death by his wife, Emogene M. Collins; sisters, Marie Goodwin, Gertrude Collins, and Myrtle C. Perino.

Surviving: daughters, Vickie Collins of Bunn; June C. Moore of Cheraw, SC; son, Tony Collins of Louisburg; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg, www.stricklandfuneralhome.net.