Funeral services for Mrs. Louise Kirby Collier, age 86, a
resident of Red Boiling Springs, TN, will be held Monday, June
9, 2008, at 2 P.M. at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Collier Family
Cemetery near Granville, TN.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 P.M. – 8
P.M., and on Monday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
Mrs. Collier passed away on Saturday, June 7, 2008, at
Macon County General Hospital in Lafayette, TN.
She was born June 25, 1921, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Henry Z. and Amelia Pierce Kirby. On January 4, 1941,
she was married to the late Garland Collier, who passed away
January 16, 2000.
She was a homemaker, and a member of the Big Branch
Church of Christ.
In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in
death by 1 Son: Lawerence G. Collier; 1 Grandson: Allan
Jones; 4 Brothers: Benton, Dorcey, Louis, and Garland Kirby;
1 Sister: Zelda Mae Mize; and 1 Son-in-Law: Dwayne Collins.
Survivors include 2 Sons and Daughters-in-Law: Wallace D.
and Dot Collier of Hermitage Springs, TN, and Claude R. and
Pat Collier of Nashville, TN; 4 Daughters and 3 Sons-in-Law:
Lois and Benny Copley of Portland, TN; Judy and Ronnie Jones
of Hermitage, TN; Peggy and Jeff Collins of Moss, TN; and Patty
Collins of Red Boiling Springs, TN; 2 Brothers and Sisters-in-
Law: Harvey and Erlean Kirby of Dotham, AL, and Gerald and
Edna Kirby of White House, TN; and 2 Sisters and Brothers-
in-Law: Gene and Bob Patterson of Nashville, TN, and
Charlene and Joe Romans of Fayetteville, WV. 8
Grandchildren, 11 Great-Grandchildren, other relatives,
and friends also survive.
Bro. Edward L. Anderson will officiate at the services.
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