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Iva J. Collier
1919 - 2015

Iva J. Collier, 96, of Iowa Park, and former longtime resident of Electra, passed away Wednesday, August 19, in Electra.

Graveside services will be at 2p.m. Saturday, at Big Valley Cemetery in Chillicothe with Mr. Dennis Hoff, of the Southside Church of Christ in Electra, officiating.

Interment will be under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home.

Iva was born March 10, 1919, in Hardeman County, near the Red River north of Quanah, to Virgil Allen and Ethel Olive (Simmons) Jackson. She married Glenn Collier, Sr., in June, 1937, in Quanah. She had lived in the Electra area since 1958, and the last seven years lived in Iowa Park. She was a homemaker and a member of the Southside Church of Christ in Electra.

She was preceded in death by her husband on June 20, 1997; and by a brother, David Jackson.

Survivors include her son, Glenn Collier, Jr. of Iowa Park; a sister, Edith Chandler of Decatur; three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

The family suggest memorials be made to Big Valley Cemetery Association, 1383 FM3295 Quanah, Texas 79252.

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