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 Jo Etha Collier

Jo Etha Collier

Birth
Death 25 May 1971
Burial Drew, Sunflower County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 26897581 · View Source
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On May 25, Jo Etha Collier, an eighteen-year-old Black girl, is shot dead by 3 drunken white males in her hometown of Drew, Miss., less than an hour after she graduated from desegregated Drew High School where she was honored for her achievements in the classroom and on the track field.

She was the daughter of Gussie Love. --A young life taken too soon.


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  • Created by: Donna
  • Added: 17 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26897581
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jo Etha Collier (unknown–25 May 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26897581, citing Drew Cemetery, Drew, Sunflower County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Donna (contributor 46910450) .