Eva F. Collier
Eva F. Collier, 99, of Stanardsville passed away
surrounded by her family Saturday, February 24,
Eva was born July 30, 1918 in Greene County,
daughter of the late Willie Collier and Mattie
She is survived by her daughter, Shirley C.
Howell and her husband, George of Hernando, MS;
daughter-in-law, Kathleen S. Collier of
Stanardsville; four grandchildren, Scott Collier and
his wife, Susan of Lynchburg, Brandon Collier and
his wife, Victoria of Wolftown; Jeffrey Howell and
his wife, Kim of Bartlett, TN, and Wendy Collier of
Quinque, VA; seven great grandchildren, Crystal
Collier-Ford, Ashley Michael, Dylan Collier, Justin
Brown, Logan Brown, Jared Howell and Kitiara Howell;
seven great-great grandchildren; and special
friends, Becky Harlow and Carole Sue Lam.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in
death by her husband, Manuel Houston Collier; son,
Gene Collier; and brothers, Amos Collier and Willard
Eva was a resident of Greene County for 99 ˝
years. She was a lifelong member of Swift Run
Baptist Church. Eva was employed by Blakey and
Company, Collier Brothers and most recently Dollar
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00
P.M. Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at Ryan Funeral
Home, 12819 Spotswood Trail, Ruckersville, VA.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Ryan Funeral Home
with Rev. Mark Holder officiating. Interment will
.Memorial contributions may be made in Eva’s
memory to Swift Run Baptist Church, c/o Faye Dean,
PO Box 203, Stanardsville, VA 22973.
An online guestbook is available at
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville is in charge of