Helen O. Collier
Helen Owens Collier, 81, of Saluda widow of James C. Collier Sr. died Tuesday, December 10, 2013. She served as dispatcher for the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office for 23 years.
She was predeceased by her parents, John H. and Mamie West Owens; sisters, Ruby Owens, Dorothy West and Bernice Erman; and brothers, Tom, Morris and Alton Owens.
She is survived by four sons, James C. Collier Jr. (Pat) of Jamaica, Lewis W. Collier (Marsha) of Gloucester, William O. Collier (Celia) of Saluda, and Larry K. Collier (Jody) of Hartfield; eight grandchildren, Jimmy, Michael, Emily, Heather, Amber, Alison, Melissa and Jeremy; six great-grandchildren, Christopher, Hunter, Andy, Lucas, Madisyn and Sophia; two sisters, Ida Mae Goswick of North Carolina, Della Ann Belvin of Gloucester; and a brother, James Owens of Gloucester.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, December 13, at Bristow-Faulkner Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Saluda. There will be a private graveside service at a later date. Memorial gifts may be made to Riverside Convalescent Center, Residence Fund, 2960 Chelsea Road, West Point, VA 23181.