Ernest B. "Ernie" Collier, 83, a former resident of Hardy, died Jan. 4, 2003, in Colorado. He was a Realtor.
Survivors include his children -- Harry (Devona), Wayne (Jamie), Sandy Jackson and Jenny Collier; four grandchildren; his sister, Wanda Pirtle; and two companions -- Mae Collier and Cleta Layman.
A graveside service was Jan. 11 at Walker Cemetery, one mile east of Hardy with Charles Wilson officiating. His son, Wayne, gave the eulogy.
Arrangements was under the direction of Higginbotham Funeral Service of Hardy.
The family requests memorial donations be made to the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer's Assn., 789 Sherman St., Suite 500, Denver, CO 80203, or to Hospice of Metro Denver, 425 So. Cherry St., Suite 700, Denver, CO 80246.