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Andrew Lewis Collier, Sr.

October 6, 1950 ~ January 30, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Andrew Collier, Sr. Obituary

Andrew Lewis Collier, Sr.

1950-2024

Andrew Lewis Collier, Sr., born on October 6, 1950, in Natchez, MS, peacefully departed from this world on Jan 30, 2024 due to heart failure. He was the son of Marion Lee Collier, Sr. and Hilda Frye Collier. Andrew earned a High School Diploma and Tech certification before embarking on a fulfilling career as a Machinist, he retired in 1983. He was the eighth of ten children and the youngest son.

He is survived by his loving spouse of 52 years, Willie May Wolfe Collier. He is remembered with love by his children: Andrea Collier Johnson (Glenn), Candance Collier Collins (Isaac III), and Andrew Lewis Collier, Jr.

Andrew is fondly remembered by his siblings: Iola Collier Nichols, Daisy Collier Hurst (Melvin Sr), Sister-in-law Mildred Collier, and Brother-in-law Frank Kelly, Sr. His Mother-in-law, Mary Lou Wolfe Spurlock, Sisters-in-law; Margaret Spurlock, Maria Spurlock, Ethel Spurlock Felton, Bothers-in-law; Garrett (Tonya) Spurlock, Nathaniel (Brenda)Tenner and his best friend and “little brother”, Larry Denson. 

His god children, Barbara Irving, Bradley Irving, Brian Irving, Bruce Irving, Wesley Hart, and Willye Mae Turner.

He leaves behind a legacy cherished by his six grandchildren: Gabrielle (Zachary) Jackson, Alexandria Johnson, Isaac Collins IV, Christina Collins, Anna Collier, and Shane Collier. Andrew also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and great-great-nieces, and great-great-nephews, along with numerous friends.

Andrew was an active member of Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church and a Fourth Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus. He proudly graduated in 1971 from Booker T. Washington High School in New Orleans.

Andrew was preceded in death by his parents, Marion and Hilda Collier and seven of his siblings; Rose Collier Hammett, Marion Lee Collier, Ruby Collier Barnes, John Collier, Sr, Eddie Lee Collier, Sr, Robert Collier, Sr. and Yolanda Collier Kelly and their spouses, Archie Hammett, Evelyn Collier, John Barnes, Shirley Collier, Lois Collier, and Robert Nichols.

Relatives and friends of the family, Priest and Parishioners of Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Council #9623, Employees of the US Postal Service, St. John Parish School System, Sage Therapeutics and Booker T. Washington Class of 1971 are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00pm at Ascensions of Our Lord Catholic Church, 1900 Greenwood Drives, Laplace, LA  70068. Visitation 9:30 am until time of Mass. Interment St. John Memorial Gardens, 2205 W. Airline Hwy, Laplace, LA 70068. Final Arrangements Entrusted to Patrick H. Sanders Funeral Home & Funeral Directors, Inc. 605 Main Street, Laplace, LA  70068.  985-359-1016.  “Providing Care & Comfort is Our Highest Mission”.

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
February 10, 2024

9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church
1900 Greenwood Drive
Laplace, LA 70068

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
February 10, 2024

12:00 PM
Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church
1900 Greenwood Drive
Laplace, LA 70068

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
February 10, 2024

St. John Memorial Gardens
2205 W. Airline Highway
LaPlace, LA 70068

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