Hazel M. Collier, 80, of Charleston, SC, widow of the late Wayne Collier, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, January 23, 2021.
Hazel was born August 20, 1940, in Santa Fe, TN, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Collie Paul Hay and Eunice Hill Hay. While serving in the Air Force, Wayne and Hazel settled in the Lowcountry in the early 1960s. They became the owners of Manufactured Housing Services, which included Dixie George Jones Homes and Bubba's Truck and Trailer Store. Hazel's duties as Vice President included the interior decor of all model homes for sale. She was always an active member of her church, teaching Sunday School, a faithful hostess, and a generous donor to various charities and mission works. Hazel will always be remembered as a loving, kind, and giving Christian southern lady who loved her family, pets, and friends.
She is survived by her children, Stephen Collier and Angela Collier (John) Pharis, both of Charleston; her brothers Paul Hay and Clyde Hay; her sister in law, Carolyn Hay; her granddaughters, Olivia Grace (Jordan) Maslanik and Lillian Pearl Pharis; her great-grandsons, JJ and Elijah Maslanik.
Besides her husband of 60 years and her parents, she was preceded by her brother Harold Hay and her sisters in law, Delilah Hau and Geneva Hay.
Her Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, January 31, 2021, at 1:00 PM in Williams Funeral Home Columbia, TN. The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Burial will follow at Santa Fe Cemetery in Santa Fe, TN.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her honor to the Emmanuel Apostolic Church, 7412 Lake Rd., Fairview, TN, 37062, or the Sante Fe Cemetery Fund.
The family wishes to thank Home Instead Senior Care, Amedysis Hospice, and all the wonderful caregivers that loved and cared for mom over the past several years. We are forever grateful.
Williams Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. You may send the family your sympathy or share your memories at williamsfh.com.