Mrs. Collier was married to the late Garland Collier who passed away January 16, 2000. They were married on January 4, 1941.
Mrs. Collier was a member of the Big Branch Church of Christ.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, Henry Z. and Amelia Pierce Kirby; son Lawerence G. Collier, grandson Allan Jones; 4 brothers, Benton, Dorcey, Louis and Garland Kirby; sister, Zelda Mae Mize and son-in-law, Dwayne Collins.
She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Wallace D. and Dot Collier of Hermitage Springs, Tenn., Claude R. and Pat Collier of Nashville, Tenn.; daughters and sons-in-law, Lois and Benny Copley of Portland, Tenn., Judy and Ronnie Jones of Hermitage, Tenn., Peggy and Jeff Collins of Moss, Tenn. and Patty Collins of Red Boiling Springs, Tenn.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Harvey and Erlean Kirby of Dotham, Ala. and Gerald and Edna Kirby of White House, Tenn.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Gene and Bob Patterson of Nashville, Tenn., and Charlene and Joe Romans of Fayetteville, W.V.; 8 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends also survive.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 9, 2008 at 2 p.m. at the Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Edward L. Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Collier Family Cemetery.