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Alma Virginia Collier Yowell
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Birth: Jan. 21, 1932
Madison County
Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 16, 2011
Tarrant County
Texas, USA


Of Haymarket, VA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 16, 2011.

Service: 3 p.m., Saturday in the chapel of J.E. Foust Funeral Home, 523 S. Main St., Grapevine,TX.

Alma was born January 21, 1932, in Madison County, VA to Millard Teal and Bertha Anne Hamm Collier. She was the seventh child of 14 and had four sons who live in Texas. Being from a family of 14, Alma was very close to her brothers and sisters. After moving to Texas last year to be with her sons, she spent many hours daily talking to her sisters, nieces and friends back home and best friend Jenny Pierce.

Alma was a Christian and during her life she treasured her family and spent many joyous times with all. She enjoyed cooking feasts for her family and was known for her wonderful bread pudding and wine cakes. Alma and her husband Eddie loved traveling and visited their family in Texas, Louisiana and California. They also traveled to Hawaii and Canada.

In addition, she was a retiree of Giant Food Store where she worked for over 25 years as a deli manager. Alma took pride in her job and enjoyed visiting with her customers and co-workers.

Alma was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Edward "Eddie" Yowell.

Survivors: Sons, Ron Moody and wife, Carol, of Lubbock, TX, Charles Moody of Dallas, TX, Clarence Moody and wife, Sherri, of Grapevine, TX and Alvin Moody and wife, Catherine of Euless,TX; stepdaughter, Anne Cortez and husband, David; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and siblings, Hazel Scott, Naomi Kays, Troy Collier, Labelle Snyder and Smitty Collier. J.E. Foust & Son Funeral Directors Grapevine, TX 817-481-2525 
Family links: 
  Millard T. Collier (1900 - 1951)
  Bertha Ann Hamm Collier (1901 - 1991)
  Mary Agnes Collier Hellenschmidt (1921 - 2010)*
  Millard Deward Collier (1923 - 2009)*
  Clyde Earl Collier (1925 - 2008)*
  Curtis R. Collier (1929 - 1996)*
  Ruben McKinley Collier (1930 - 2003)*
  Alma Virginia Collier Yowell (1932 - 2011)
  Alvin Crider Collier (1935 - 1984)*
  Helen Jean Collier Tubbs (1937 - 2009)*
  Clarence E. Collier (1938 - 1994)*
  Troy Burnett Collier (1941 - 2014)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Comfort Cemetery
Fairfax County
Virginia, USA
Created by: Tammy Tolley Davidson
Record added: May 19, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110815510
Alma Virginia <i>Collier</i> Yowell
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Alma Virginia <i>Collier</i> Yowell
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 Added: Jun. 21, 2016

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