Judy Collins

Judy Collins

North Myrtle Beach, SC

Judith “Judy” Oates Collins, 66, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2019, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Conway, SC, November 17, 1952, a daughter of Ester Lewis Oates and the late Rufus Lee Oates.

 Judy was the owner of Judy’s House of Oldies.

She is survived by her daughter, Tracey Collins, her granddaughter, Logan Collins, her mother, Ester Oates, her sister, Jeannie Faulk Elmore (James) all of Myrtle Beach, and her brother, Jerry Oates (Debbie) of Charleston. 

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at McMillan-Small Funeral Home in Myrtle Beach.  The family will receive friends from 12:30PM until 1:45 PM, Wednesday at McMillan-Small Funeral Home.  Following the service her family invites friends to meet them at Fat Harold’s Beach Club to continue celebrating Judy’s life with them.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Shaggers Hall of Fame Foundation, PO Box 4070, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29579.

An online guest book is available at www.msfh.net.

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Retired NMB Police Captain Fred Morris
Created On: 04/12/2019 20:13:09

Shocked and saddened to hear the passing of a longtime friend, Judy Oates Collins. Thoughts, condolences and prayers are with the family, friends, and all the shaggers. Rest in peace in God's loving care.

Diane DeVaughn Stokes
Myrtle Beach
Created On: 04/10/2019 11:42:01

Prayers for all of you as I know this has been a long struggle thru Diabetes. May God hold you all close and give you peace. Judy's contagious laugh and spirit will be missed in the community.

Created On: 04/09/2019 13:56:55

My heart goes out to Judy's family ...I am so very sorry for your loss. She will not be forgotten.
Acts 24:15

Jennifer Wattenbarger
North Myrtle Beach
Created On: 04/09/2019 02:18:36

My sincere sympathy is sent to Tracey, Esther, Jeanie and the family. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. I regret that I will be unable to attend the services. I would love to see each of you. I am glad that Judy is no longer struggling but she will be missed by many. God bless each of you in your loss.

Valerie L Rigg
Roanoke, Virginia
Created On: 04/08/2019 23:35:24

I was always greeted with such genuine happiness by Judy whenever I saw her. She was such a wonderful person. My condolences go out to the family.

Fred & Jackie Paschall
Hillsborough, NC
Created On: 04/08/2019 18:25:46

We are so happy to have met Judy will visiting her store, she always me us fill like family, she will surely missed. We know we will see her in heaven.

Ric "Shore" Walden
Kernersville, NC
Created On: 04/08/2019 16:48:18

I'm proud to have known Judy over many years as a friend and fellow DJ. I never saw her when she didn't greet me with that wonderful smile. My deepest condolences to her family and friends. She will be greatly missed.

Elllen, A.J. and Geoffrey Kirwin
Created On: 04/08/2019 10:59:21

Our deepest of condolences to Jeannie, Jerry, Ms. Ester and all of her Family. She was a good person that will be sadly missed.

Dick Brown
Hartsville, S.C.
Created On: 04/07/2019 23:48:43

Jeannie and Ms. Ester, I am sorry to hear of Judy's passing. She was a Great friend of mine. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

Kerry Prince Wright
Myrtle Beach, SC
Created On: 04/07/2019 22:54:59

My prayers go out to Judy’s Family. Judy was a great ambassador to beach music, an amazing shagger, but more importantly she was a really wonderful friend to all of us. She fought a long fight.

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