BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Funeral services for Mr. Johnnie P. "J.P." Collier, will be held at noon, Saturday, January 26, 2002, at Poplar Spring Baptist Church, Clarks Hill with the Rev. Edward Lloyd officiating. The burial will be in the church cemetery. Survivors include three daughters, Phyllis Collier, Gwendolyn Collier Jackson and Sheila Collier; two sons, Johnnie P. Collier Jr. and Gerald C. Collier, all of Lanham, Md.; four sisters, Bertha Simpkins, North Augusta, Annie Garrett, Graniteville, Rosa Lee Santucci, Bermuda and Mary McGee, Detroit, Mich.; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Friends may call at the residence of his sister, Bertha Simpkins, 1785 Edgefield Road or after 1 p.m., today at the funeral home. G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Avenue, North Augusta, S.C.
The Augusta Chronicle January 25, 2002