Willie Robert Collier (WASHINGTON, D.C.)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Mr. Willie Robert Collier, 83, son of the late Sarah and Isiah Collier entered into rest May 12, 2009. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at New Macedonia Baptist Church, Washington, D.C. Mr. Collier, a native of Edgefield County, was a member of Spring Grove Baptist Church, North Augusta, and New Macedonia Baptist Church, Washington, D.C. Survivors include two sons, James Willie Collier and Curtis Collier, Washington, D.C.; six sisters, Rose Artis, Brooklyn, N.Y., Lovenia Hacker, Queen Village, N.Y., Novella Dandridge, St. Petersburg, Fla., Ida Mae Shannon and Mattie Lofton, Augusta, Ga., and Sarah Lucille Philpot, Graniteville, S.C.; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Alexander S. Pope Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Avenue, North Augusta, S.C. (803)279-0026

The Augusta Chronicle-May 17, 2009