Valda Vere Fruit Collier, 96, of Pierceton, died at 12:25 a.m. Thursday, April 4, 2019, at Parkview Whitley Hospital, Columbia City.

She was born June 2, 1922, in rural Packerton, to Frank and Ruth McFarren Fruit. On Feb. 14, 1946, in Warsaw, she was married to Charles Robert Collier. He died April 22, 2014.

She was a 1940 graduate of Pierceton High School.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, with calling one hour prior, at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery, Pierceton.

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Memorials to Parkview Home Health & Hospice, 105 N. Madison Street, Columbia City, IN 46725.

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