Mrs. Grace Collins Bottema, lost to us at 79, of Sanford passed away Friday, October 27, 2017. Grace was a loving daughter to her parents, a cherished sister to 10 siblings and a caring mother to 7 children. She enjoyed country music, dancing, collecting carnival glass and raising dogs. She is preceded in death by her son, Henry William Bottema Jr, and Her Mother and Father Andrew Jackson Collins and Eunice Cora Collins, as well as her siblings Andrew Jackson Collins Jr, Edna Mae Dickins and Debra Star Wofford. Surviving her are her Children, Randy Jackson Boyd (Frances), Patricia Joann Behrens, Stephen Eugene Likins (Mary), Suzanne Boyd, Cynthia Lynn Bottema, And Mary Jennifer Code (Matthew). By 7 siblings, Margie Hallman, Rosemary Dixie Davis, Catherine Foley, Joanie Thomas, Pete Collins, Pamela Patton, and Roger Collins. 14 grandchildren, Katie Boyd, Blake Boyd, Katherine Behrens, Jordan Behrens, Jessica Behrens, Emily Likins-Ehlers, Cora Kay Likins, Stephen Likins Jr., Eric McBride, Casey Callahan, Jacob Bottema, Christine Bottema, Chloe Code and Ella Code. 5 great grandchildren, Erica McBride, Zackary McBride, Conner McBride, Leo Likins-Ehlers and Valorie Likins-Ehlers.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Holly Springs Baptist Church in Broadway with Rev. Scott Yow officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Holly Springs Baptist Church
Saturday November 4th, 2017
2:00pm - 2:00pm
385 Holly Springs Church Road
Broadway, NC 27505
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