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March 2, 1925-Jan. 15, 2010

Mildred Irene Dail Collier, 84, passed away Friday morning with her family by her side.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 3:30 p.m. at the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. Burial will follow at Willow Dale Cemetery.

Mrs. Collier was born on March 2, 1925, to the late Gurney and Pearl Elizabeth Radford Dail.

She is survived by two sons, Benny Ray Collier and wife, Jan, of Goldsboro and Billy Gray Collier of Fremont; two daughters, Barbara Blizzard and husband, Gerald, of Goldsboro and Betty Rose Sasser and husband, DeLeon, of Goldsboro; one brother, Bobby Dail and wife, Annette, of Goldsboro; three sisters, Clarice D. Smith of Goldsboro, Betty Ruth Evans of Pikeville and Lily Rose Combs of Goldsboro; eight grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and four stepgreat-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Collier was preceded in death by three brothers; one sister and one great-grandchild.

Although flowers are welcome, memorial contributions may be directed to the charity of one's choice.

The family will receive friends Monday from 2:30 p.m. until 3:15 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home and other times at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Gerald Blizzard, 552 Old Grantham Road, Goldsboro.


Published in Obituaries on January 17, 2010 11:00 AM