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Died Jan. 15, 2006

TARBORO -- Sophia Thompson Collier, formerly of Lucama, died Sunday.

A graveside service was to be held today at 2 p.m. in White Oak Presbyterian Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Bill Cotton officiating.

Mrs. Collier was preceded in death by her husband, Asa Lee Collier, and is survived by a daughter, Brenda Barnes of Wilson; one son, David Collier of Tarboro; three sisters, Marie Thompson of Goldsboro, Beadie Louise "Bea" Thompson of Pikeville and Katie Bell Edelen of Milton Fla.; four brothers, Joseph Herbert "Joe" Thompson of Four Oaks, Kenneth Worles Thompson of Naples Fla., Leonard "Donzie" Thompson of Hope Mills and Linwood Earl "Honeyman" Thompson of Winterville ,Ga.; and three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The family received friends Monday night at Joyner's Funeral Home, and at other times 5157 Ernest Road

Memorial donations may be made to the Middlesex Children's Home: P.O. Box 249 Middlesex, N.C. 27557-0249; or to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro N.C., 27534.

Published in Obituaries on January 17, 2006 1:46 PM