Funeral services for Mr. Charles E. Collier, 64, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Monday,
November 16, 2015, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Collier Family
Cemetery in Granville, TN.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 4 P.M. – 9 P.M.,
and Monday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2015, at his
He was born August 10, 1951 in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Donald C. Collier and Lura N. Huff Collier. He was a retired
Deputy Sheriff with the Jackson County Sheriff's Department
and also served as Sheriff of Jackson County during his law
enforcement career. He was a member of the Big Branch
church of Christ.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2
Brothers: Jackie Lee Collier and Robert Taylor Collier; Paternal
Grandparents: Buddy H. and Clara Burton Collier; and Maternal
Grandparents: Harvey Haskell Huff and Vennie Frizzell Huff.
Survivors include His Companion of 31 Years: Ann Burris of
Gainesboro, TN; Her Children: Ricky Burris and Glenda Bartlett
of Gainesboro, TN; Grandson: Lance Pirl and Ashley Denson of
Gainesboro, TN; and other Grandchildren: Ricky Ryan Burris,
Dustin Bartlett, and Mark Burris; 1 Brother: Bill (Nancy) Collier
of Cookeville, TN; 1 Sister: Penny (Danny) Locke of
Gainesboro, TN; 2 Nephews: Danny (Lindsay) Locke and
Donnie (Paige) Locke; and 4 Nieces: Casie (Ron) Harris, Amy
Collier, Taylor Collier, and Shawana Bartlett.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's
Association by contacting the funeral home.
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