Nello Ruth Collier, 92, of Odessa passed away Monday at Parks Methodist Retirement Home. She was born October 1, 1920 in Foss, Oklahoma to Carl and Mattie Morgan Thorp. She united in marriage to the love of her life, David Clayton Collier, on September 7, 1940 in Loraine Texas and was reunited with him December 9, 2012. She was a Christian woman who loved the Lord Dearly and a loving homemaker, who enjoyed cooking and having all her Grandchildren at her side. Mother’s hobbies were crochet, gardening, and traveling, looking for windmills and bluebonnets.
She is preceded in death by her Loving husband of almost sixty years David Clayton Collier, Daughter; Nello Sue Collier James, Parents; Carl and Mattie Thorp and three Sisters. Mrs. Collier is survived by daughters; Brenda Kay Jamierson (Dan) of Odessa, Peggy L. James (Tommy) of Odessa, Ruth Collier of Odessa, Brother: Carl Thorp Jr. of Hobbs, Nmx., Sister: Loyce Baxter of Sweet water, Texas and an Abundance of grandchildren, and Numerous Great and Great-Great-Grandchildren and Host of Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and many Friends. We, the Collier family, would like to take this time and express our utmost sincere gratitude to each and everyone of you for all your prayers, floral, and food offerings and especially your presence with us during this most difficult time. May God Bless You All Abundantly. Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 1pm to 9pm with a Family Gathering with Friends from 6pm to 8pm at Odessa Funeral Home. Services will be held at 10:30am Thursday, December 13, 2012 at Odessa Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Jimmy Braswell officiating. Interment to be held at 2:30pm in Loraine, Texas at Loraine Cemetery. Any Donations can be made to Home Hospice of Odessa (located at 516 N. Texas 79761) In Memory of Nello Ruth Collier. Services by Odessa Funeral Home.