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