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Marjorie McWilliams Collier

October 29, 1940 — September 26, 2015

CLEVELAND - Marjorie McWilliams Collier, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at the Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville, MS.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 29, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 10:00 AM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the North Cleveland Cemetery. Reverend Clarence Edwards will officiate the services.

Marjorie was born on October 29, 1940 to Ernest Eugene and Lena Adcox McWilliams in Sunflower County, MS.
Marjorie graduated from Mize High School in 1958. She married Bernie E. Collier on May 1, 1964 in Linn, MS. She worked as a bookkeeper and sales clerk at Jay's Department Store for 22 years. She also worked with her husband in Collier Accounting Service for more than 20 years. Mrs. Collier was a member of Boyle Baptist Church. She enjoyed spoiling her grandchildren. She loved spending time with and talking on the cell phone with her children, grandchildren and friends. Cooking was also her passion.

Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband Bernie E. Collier, parents Ernest and Lena McWilliams and siblings; Charles McWilliams, Ernestine Walker, Nita Faye Ivy, Doris McDonald, Virginia Layton, Carl McWilliams and Vernon McWilliams.

She is survived by two daughters, Kim and husband Steve Johnston of Cleveland, MS, Tammy C. and husband Kevin Mims of Caledonia, MS; two sons, Alan and wife Vicki Collier of Biloxi, MS, Andy and wife Pam Collier of Cleveland, MS; Sister Nadine Cooper of Texas. Six grandchildren; Lindsey Rizzo, Ragan Mims, Trent Mims, Alanna Collier, Adam Johnston, Lance Johnston; two great grandchildren; Mia Johnston and Jude Johnston; a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Steve Johnston, Kevin Mims, Alan Collier, Graham Sbravati, Michael Miller and Jimmy McCool. Honorary pallbearers are Gale Roark and Jerry Ainsworth

Cleveland Funeral Home of Cleveland, MS is in charge of arrangements. The online guest register may be viewed and signed at

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