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Joyce Marie Collier

February 26, 1932 June 15, 2020
Joyce Marie Collier
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Joyce Marie (Barton) Collier, age 88, passed away Monday afternoon, June 15, 2020 in Elk City, Oklahoma, with two granddaughters at her side.

Joyce Collier was born February 26, 1932 in Reed, OK to Floyd Roy Barton and Grace (Mitchell) Barton. Joyce graduated from High School in Reed, OK. She married the love of her life, Donald Joe (D.J.) Collier in Mangum, OK, September 1, 1951. Soonafter, they made their home in Lawton, OK where they spent many memorable years raising their four children and spending weekends at Lake Lawtonka on their houseboat. In the early 80's, they moved to Blair, OK and soon began a successful greyhound-training and racing business. After 10 years of caring for and training greyhounds they retired to have more time for travel, spending time together, and with family. Joyce will be remembered by many for her witty charm and kindness.

Left to cherish her memory are children, Jerri Collier of Sayre, Terri Caton of Blair, Lorie Collier of Yukon and Tommy Collier and wife Marla of Blair; eleven grandchildren, Amy McSwane, Lisa Overall, Jenni Easter, Michael Caton, Thomas Caton, Thomas Moore, Dakota Moore, Carissa Lynn, Justin Collier, Ashlyn Collier and Jacob Collier; fourteen great-grandchildren, Jennie, Kiley, Ally, Austin, Kayden, Allisyn, Allysa, Zoe,Titus, Brody, Kennedy, Evan, Chandler and Charlie; two sisters, Violet Lowery and husband Ken of Hobart and Doris Dow of Dumas, TX along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and numerous relatives.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, D.J. Collier in 2009, a son, Johnny Collier, a granddaughter, Kelly Caton, and two brothers Roy Barton & Coy Barton.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Friday, June 19, 2020 at the Warren Community Center in Warren, Oklahoma with Eric Easter officiating.

Interment will follow at the Warren Cemetery under the direction of Lowell-Tims Funeral Home and Crematory, Altus, Oklahoma.

To sign the online guest book and share memories with the family please visit www.Lowell-Tims.com


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Funeral

Friday

19

Jun

10:00 AM 6/19/2020 10:00:00 AM
Warren Community Center

Warren, OK
Warren, OK 73526

Warren Community Center
Warren, OK Warren 73526 OK

Interment

Friday

19

Jun

Warren Cemetery

Warren, OK
Warren, OK 73526

Warren Cemetery
Warren, OK Warren 73526 OK
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