Ella Mae Collier - Marked Tree

Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Ella Mae Collier, 82, of Marked Tree died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2005, at Marked Tree. She was retired from the Singer Company and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church of Marked Tree.

Survivors include three sons, Will Collier of Albion, Mich., Rodger Collier of Marked Tree and Marty Collier of Dallas; three daughters, Alma Neal, Jeannie Edwards and Rita McCain, all of Marked Tree; three sisters, Oma Harris of Monette, Jo Harris of Festus, Mo., and Minnie Nichols of Fayetteville, N.C.; a brother, Ed Madden of Lumberton, N.C.; 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Merlie E. Collier; three sons, Lonnie Merle Collier, Troy Emmett Collier and Doyle Glenn Collier; and her parents, Herman Alexander and Pearl Allen Crews Madden.

Services were 2 p.m. Saturday in Trinity Baptist Church in Marked Tree with Rick Kinery officiating. Burial was iin Marked Tree Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Citizens Funeral Home of West Memphis.