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Meredith Cristine (Cristy) Collier, 50

Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 1:51 pm

Cristy Moss Collier, 50, of South Pittsburg, passed away Monday, March 11 from cancer. Cristy was born on November 19, 1973, to Jerry Don and June Moss along with her twin sister. Raised in the Sweetens Cove Community, Cristy attended school in South Pittsburg from K-12. She earned her BS degree from Middle Tennessee State University where she met her devoted husband of 26 years, Scott Collier. After completing her Master’s at Tennessee State University, she served as a Speech / Language Pathologist at Nanny Berry Elementary in Hendersonville, Normal Park in Chattanooga, and the Marion County School System, mainly at South Pittsburg Elementary. Cristy loved her life in a small town and wanted her beloved sons Moss (MTSU) and Locke (SPHS) to have the same experiences. She was an asset to the South Pittsburg community and its’ enrichment, participating and serving in numerous clubs and organizations over the years. Cristy had a large, loving group of friends from her college days, community and career that made her life and last days more enjoyable. She was a friend to so many spanning all ages.

She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Sarah and Lee Hunter and Conrad Sr. and Georgia Moss. Survivors include her parents Jerry Don and June Hunter, her husband Scott Collier and her pride and joy in life, sons Moss Alan Collier and Locke Owen Collier, twin sister Candace (Steve) Powers and beloved “Tippy” to her nephew and niece, Hunter and Meredith Lee, as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins. Interment will be a private family service with a Celebration of Life to be scheduled later.

The arts were very important to Cristy. In lieu of flowers, she requested donations or support go to: Arts in the Burg, c/o Beth Duggar-Treasurer, 318 Magnolia Avenue, South Pittsburg, TN 37380.

Arrangements are entrusted to Rogers Funeral Home, 400 Laurel Ave, South Pittsburg, TN (423) 837-7176.

The Marion Tribune – March 21, 2024