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Services held for Britt Collier, Jr.

BRITT COLLIER, JR.

BRITT COLLIER, JR.

Private funeral services for Britt Collier, Jr. were held recently at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg.

Born in Neon to the late Britt and Georgia Collier, he died April 30 at his home in McRoberts.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Atha Bear, and six brothers, Vernice, Vernon, Elmer, Ike, Mack, and Luther.

Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Gladys Collier; two brothers, Lon C. Collier of McRoberts, and Jack Collier of Neon; two sisters, Margaret Sturgill and husband Michael of Hemphill, and Ravenna Simmons of Tennessee; six children, Vernon Collier and wife Tammi, and Randy Collier, all of Mayking, Marla Adams of Whitesburg, Jim Collier and wife Carol of Limestone, Tenn., Bridgette Burke and husband Charles, and Angie Hardin and husband David, all of McRoberts; 14 grandchildren, Ashley Collier, Robert Collier and wife Sarah, Ethan Collier, Kenzie Collier, Kameron Collier, Zachary Hall, Dakota Collier, Kelsey Burke and husband Shawn, Larry Byrd, Michaela Hardin, Trevor Hardin, Lance Burke and wife Kayla, Jimmy Ray Burke and wife Sarah, and Cassidy Ison; and 11 great-grandchildren, Mishaya Collier, Peyton Collier, Skyler Collier, Alexis Collier, Marley Burke, Carson Burke, J. T. Turner, Josh Winsky, Payson Winsky, Kane Burke, and Tony Burke.

Mr. Collier had worked at Craft’s Department Store in Neon, and drove a school bus later in life. He also had worked as a coal miner for Scotia Coal Company.

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