Genevieve M. Collier

Published 9:39 am Monday, February 26, 2018

HENRICO, VA – Genevieve Mann Collier went to be with the Lord on February 21, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Reva and Irvin Mann. She was predeceased by her brother, Benjamin I. Mann.

Genevieve is survived by her caring and loving husband of 75 years, Vernon L. Collier; daughters, Beverly Woodard (Bob); Pat Collier (Ralph Branchaud); and Barbara Collier; two grandchildren, Alexandra Bartlett (Matt), and Jacob Branchuad; and two great-grandchildren, Emmette Clare Bartlett and Thomas Grady Bartlett.


Genevieve was a lifelong member of Trinity United Methodist Church. She served as the Church Hostess there, and was actively involved in Sunday school, The United Methodist Women, youth activities, and women’s circle groups. Genevieve loved her family and friends, basketball, coaching, catering, and Lake Gaston.

A family graveside service will be held Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 2 pm in Severn, North Carolina. There will be a memorial service to celebrate her life on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 2 pm at Trinity United Methodist Church, 903 Forest Ave, Richmond VA, 23229.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The United Methodist Women at Trinity United Methodist Church.

Woody Funeral Home, Richmond, VA, is handling the arrangements.