Wake services will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M., Monday, June 22, 2020 at the Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel Inc, 607 Kaigler Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Graveside services 1:00 P.M., Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at Champ Waters Cemetery, 191 Twin Church Road, Montezuma, Georgia.
Please be mindful that we will adhere to all government recommendations and mandates to limit the number of attendees at all services at this time. We are limiting the number of attendees to no more than 10 at the funeral home chapel services and graveside services. We thank you for your understanding and patience during this time.
Katie Mae Walker Collier was born in Montezuma, Georgia on August 19, 1935 to the late Bessie Lowe Walker and the late W.D. Walker. She was preceded in death by two children, Al Collier Jr. and Rose Ann Collier; one grandson, Roderick Smith Sr.; one great grandson Dalvin Smith; and siblings Joe McDonald, Mary Ann Pastor, Jeanette Walker, Jim Walker, and J.T. Walker. At an early age she accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior and joined the band of Christian Believers at Piney Grove Baptist Church where she enjoyed singing in the church choir until her health began to fail. Katie attended the Historic Flint River Schools. She was joined in holy matrimony on December 29, 1956 to the late Al Collier Sr. Katie loved her flowers and cooking.
She leaves to cherish her memories: four children, Betty Jean Smith, Marshallville, Georgia, Ricky Collier, Maxine Collier both of Montezuma, Georgia, Judy Sanders, Montezuma, Georgia, nineteen grandchildren, forty five great grandchildren; eight great great children; two siblings Minnie Snead, Marshallville, Georgia and Johnny Walker (Mattie Pearl), Fort Valley, Georgia; sister-in-law, Diane Wallace (Larry), Oglethorpe, Georgia, brothers-in-law, Elijah Clayton, Montezuma, Georgia and Arthur Clayton, Atlanta, Georgia, and host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends including two devoted nieces Gloria Story (Richard), and Bonnie Walker and devoted friends Dean and Diane Prichett.