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Memphis Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens

3700 North Germantown Parkway, Bartlett, TN

OBITUARY

Margaret Ann "Maggie" Collier

November 12, 1936October 30, 2019
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Maggie had a pure and loving heart, a wonderful sense of humor, and a strong faith. Her calling in life was to be “Mama” to Ronnie Posey, Leslie Smith, John Posey, Lynn Elkin, Robert Posey, Lisa Basinger, all their spouses, and all their friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Collier; her father, Robert Wheeler; her mother, Ethel Aycock Wheeler; her brothers, Johnny Wheeler and Robert “Bubba” Wheeler, Jr; and her sister, Betty Foltz. She is survived by all of her children, 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and her sister, Nell Yeargan. She retired from National Bank of Commerce, where she was responsible for daily balance and reconciliation to the Federal Reserve. Maggie was a true gift to many people. A Celebration of Life will be Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 3700 N. Germantown Road. Visitation at 1:00pm, memorial service at 2:00pm, and reception to follow.

  • FAMILY

  • Ronnie Posey, Child
  • Leslie Smith, Child
  • John Posey, Child
  • Lynn Elkin, Child
  • Robert Posey, Child
  • Lisa Basinger, Child
  • Eleven (11), Grandchildren
  • Thirteen (13), Great-grandchildren
  • Nell Yeargen, Sister
  • She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Collier; her father, Robert Wheeler; her mother, Ethel Aycock Wheeler; her brothers, Johnny Wheeler and Robert “Bubba” Wheeler, Jr; and her sister, Betty Foltz. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Collier; her father, Robert Wheeler; her mother, Ethel Aycock Wheeler; her brothers, Johnny Wheeler and Robert “Bubba” Wheeler, Jr; and her sister, Betty Foltz.

Services

17 November

Visitation

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens

3700 North Germantown Parkway
Bartlett, Tennessee

17 November

Memorial Service

2:00 pm

Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens

3700 North Germantown Parkway
Bartlett, Tennessee

17 November

Reception

3:00 pm

Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens

3700 North Germantown Parkway
Bartlett, Tennessee

Memories

Margaret Ann "Maggie" Collier

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Billy Lunsford

November 8, 2019

She was so beautiful! Aunt Margaret always treated my brothers and sisters like her children, her love was true! She was like a second mom not an Aunt! My childhood memories are many!! Always spending the night with one another, you and mom were very close and now y’all are together again! Love you!!

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Biography

Maggie had a pure and loving heart, a wonderful sense of humor, and a strong faith. Her calling in life was to be “Mama” to Ronnie Posey, Leslie Smith, John Posey, Lynn Elkin, Robert Posey, Lisa Basinger, all their spouses, and all their friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Collier; her father, Robert Wheeler; her mother, Ethel Aycock Wheeler; her brothers, Johnny Wheeler and Robert “Bubba” Wheeler, Jr; and her sister, Betty Foltz. She is survived by all of her children, 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and her sister, Nell Yeargan. She retired from National Bank of Commerce, where she was responsible for daily balance and reconciliation to the Federal Reserve. Maggie was a true gift to many people. A Celebration of Life will be Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 3700 N. Germantown Road. Visitation at 1:00pm, memorial service at 2:00pm, and reception to follow.