Diane N. Collier

Published 5:04 pm Monday, January 15, 2024

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CONWAY – Diane N. Collier, 72, of Conway, NC passed away on January 12, 2024 surrounded by her loving family at ECU Health Roanoke-Chowan Hospital.

She was born in Richmond, VA and was the daughter of C.L. and Thelma Nowell. She was preceded by her parents; two brothers (William Nowell and Cecil Nowell); a sister (Debbie Lesner); and a granddaughter (Shelby Stauffer).

Diane was survived by a husband of 53 years, Jimmy W. Collier, Sr. of Conway, NC. She is also survived by a son, Jimmy W. Collier, Jr and wife Danielle of Aulander, NC; a daughter, Crystal Collier Stauffer and husband Tim of Seaboard, NC; grandchildren, Madison Bree Collier, Case Alexander Collier, Faith LeAnna Stauffer and Logan Timothy Stauffer. She is also survived by a sister, Marsha Martin of Petersburg, VA and a sister-in-law, Nelda Nowell of Windsor, VA and a host of nieces and nephews.

A viewing will be held at Askew Funeral Home in Jackson, NC on Tuesday, January 16 from 6:30-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Creeksville Baptist Church on Wednesday, January 17 at 11 a.m. A graveside service will follow at the Town of Conway Cemetery with the Reverend Ken Cobb officiating.