Glynn Virden Collier, 1922 – 2020
Glynn Virden Collier, of Goldthwaite, Texas died March 11, 2020 at the age of 97. He was descended from Efford Cobb Collier (a grandson of Vines Collier) and Elizabeth Singleton Harris. In 1857, Efford Cobb left Upson County, Georgia and relocated his family to Texas.
Glynn Virden Collier’s line from Vines is as follows:
Vines Collier and Sarah Elizabeth Williamson
Robert Collier and Martha Marshall Booker
Efford Cobb Collier and Elizabeth Singleton Harris
Isaac Groves Collier and Elizabeth Ann Phillips
Thomas Jefferson Collier and Martha Bell Virden
Glynn Virden Collier
Here is his obituary (courtesy of Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Home).Obit
In 2017, Kendel Hopper, a high school student, was awarded a scholarship by the Mills County Historical Commission for a essay that resulted from his interview with Glynn Collier (see below).scholarship-hopper-on-collier-5
For more information about this line see the following posts
Efford Cobb Collier’s Bible and the Isaac Groves Collier Reunion in Goldthwaite , July 2018.
Searching for the Family of Efford Cobb Collier, December 2015
Collier Family History, by Elmer Roy Collier, January 2016
What a nice essay! Thank you for sharing that!
He has a special twinkle in his eye that tells me he was a kind and gentle, possibly a bit mischievous, light-hearted soul. Thank you for sharing!!
Elaine Collier Neal
Wonderful tribute to a fine Christian man. I am glad to think of him as my cousin even though we never had a chance to meet. Elaine Collier Neal
This is my grandfather. Thank you for sharing. He was the kindest soul and my best friend!!