Sara Heath Collins, MD, age 63 of Wilmington passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2012.
She was born in Monroe, NC on October 3, 1948.
Sara is an alumnus of UNC Greensboro and received her doctor of medicine from UNC Chapel Hill. During residency, she specialized in obstetrics and gynecology at the Medical University of SC and rose to Chief Resident her final year. Dr. Sara Collins’s distinguished, professional career spanned for over 20 years in Wilmington. She was an acknowledged Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as a Fellow of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Collins cherished coastal living, fishing, traveling and enjoying time with her family and friends.
She is survived by three children, Josh Lee and wife Kelly, Jay Lee and Chris Lee and wife Christine; two grandsons, Calyb Richmond and Jonathan Lee. She is also survived by her parents, Sara and James L. Collins of Marshville, NC, and her brother Luke Collins and wife Roberta of Wingate, NC.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks for memorial donations made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (www.lls.org) or The National Marrow Donor Program (www.marrow.org).
A memorial service will be held 11 am Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at Port City Community Church in Wilmington.
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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099