Born 1920 -- Died 1-4-2003
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; companions, Mae Collier and Cleta Layman; and many other relatives and friends in the Denver and Hardy areas.
A graveside service was Jan. 11 at Walker Cemetery, one mile east of Hardy, Ark., with Bro. Charles Wilson officiating. His son, Wayne gave the eulogy.
Arrangements were 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.