May 9, 2010
Thursday, May 13, 2010 11:00AM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 4 - 7pm
Clara Collier, 104, of Mechanicsburg, went to be with the Lord, Sunday,
May 9, 2010 in her home.
She was born April 6, 1906 in Paintsville, KY.
Clara enjoyed working in her garden, taking care of her flowers and cooking. She was a devoted Christian; she loved the Lord and listening to Christian music. She was a member of the Mechanicsburg Freewill Baptist Church.
Clara cherished her family and took pleasure in spending time with them. She will be sadly missed by her sons, Ollie Oscar Jr. Collier of Columbus, Ohio and William Donald Collier of Mechanicsburg, her daughters, Barbara (Billy Joe) Moore of W. Liberty and Marilyn (Norman) Wyatt of Mechanicsburg; 24 grandchildren, 46 great grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces & nephews of several generations.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Charles & Emma (McKenzie) Woods, her husband, Ocsar, a son, Marvin, daughters, Dorothy (Calvin) Dobbins & Mildred Wallace, grandchildren, Nita Ann Dobbins, Daniel Dobbins & Peggy Collier, great grandchildren, Keith Howard, Alex Richardson, Dana Woodruff and Zachary Yoho, brothers, John, Jesse & Jimmy Woods, sisters, Esta O’Bryan, Suna Gibbs & Easter Lemaster.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home Mechanicsburg. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 13, 2010 in the funeral home with Pastor Donald Hix officiating; the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery Mechanicsburg. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.