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GENEVA -- Brittany N. Collier, age 16, of Geneva, OH, died Sunday morning, August 14, 2005, as a result of an automobile accident in Madison Township.

Born December 8, 1988, in Geneva, she was the daughter of Cindy (Semple) and Lance Collier. Brittany was a Junior at Geneva High School, where she was a cheerleader and Honor student. She was scheduled to begin post-secondary classes at Lakeland with career goals as an Orthodontist or Anesthesiologist.

She worked at Indian Creek Campgrounds at the mini golf course and ice cream store.

Brittany was a member and instructor of Geneva Vikings, where she participated nationally in gymnastics and rebound. She was an Ohio State award-winner for the "Make a Difference Day," for her efforts in refurbishing the Geneva Township Park. She was also recognized by VFW Post #6846 for her "What Freedom Means to Me" essay. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Ashtabula, where she sang in the teen choir and played in the bell choir.

She loved spending time with friends and communicating on her computer.

Survivors include her parents, Cindy and Lance Collier of Geneva; brother, Kyle Collier of Geneva; paternal grandfather, John Semple of Walton Hills, OH; and maternal grandparents, Arlan and Donna Collier of Ashtabula.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Sally Semple.

Funeral Service will be 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 18, 2005, at THE BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 175 South Broadway, Geneva, OH, with Reverend John Germaine, of First United Methodist Church in Ashtabula, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Geneva.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17, 2005, at THE BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, Geneva.