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Mrs. Grace McKown Collier
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory
Mr. Willie Terrell “Terry” Lee
STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mrs. Grace McKown Collier, age 99, died Monday, January 28, 2019, at the Ogeechee Area Hospice inpatient facility in Statesboro.
    Grace was born in Clayton County on June 25, 1919. She graduated from Forest Park High School in 1935.
    Grace worked at Citizens and Southern National Bank in Atlanta for 26 years and later retired in 1971. She was a career banker for 36 years.
    Grace resided in Forest Park, Decatur and Jenkinsburg for many years until moving to Canoochee for 12 years and later Statesboro in 2016.
    She was a lifelong member of Philadelphia Presbyterian Church in Forest Park, Georgia.
    Grace enjoyed working, but most of all loved spending time with her family.
    Grace was a resident of The Gardens at Southern Manor for the past 2 1/2 years.
    She is preceded in death by her parents, her son, C. Jon Stone; four brothers, two sisters and her husband.
    Grace is survived by her daughter, Anne Stone (Carl) Hood of Midville, Ga.; grandchildren, Clint (Sherri) Hood of Milledgeville, Chip Hood of Gainesville, Chris (Keri) Hood of Wrightsville, Clay (Allison) Hood of Midville, Suzanne Hood of Statesboro, Jenifer Stone (Bobby) Erdin of Concord, N.C.; Jay (Mariana) Stone of Dahlonega; 16 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews.
    The memorial service will be held at Philadelphia Presbyterian Church on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Jack Westlund officiating. The graveside service and burial will be in the church cemetery.
    The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Philadelphia Presbyterian Church, 351 Morrow Road, Forest Park, GA 30297.
    Friends may sign the online register book at
    Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of the arrangements.

Statesboro Herald, January 31, 2019
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