'The best feeling ever': Waitress receives $1,000 tip just in time for Christmas

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MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (WMAZ) — Just in time for Christmas, a Georgia waitress received a $1,000 tip.

A group of eight gave Daryl Collett, a waitress at Ole’ Chobys, a $1,000 tip on Friday night.

A Facebook post from the restaurant says someone called in saying the group wanted to help out a server. The person who called specifically requested Collett.

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"Literally the best feeling ever," Collett said. "I was shocked and happy and like, I'm so emotional. I started crying."

Collett has a 3-year-old son and works two jobs to support her family. She works at Century Bank during the week and spends the weekends at the restaurant.

"Someone said they saw a similar thing on Facebook and they wanted to do it for someone in need," general manager Kayla Currie said.