Martha Ann Collyer

February 26, 1936 - April 18, 2014

02/26/1936 - 04/18/2014

Saluda, NC

Martha Ann Livingston Collyer, 78 of Saluda, died Friday, April 18, 2014 at the Elizabeth House.

A native of Reddick, FL, she was the daughter of the late Rufus Livingston and Elizabeth Smith Livingston. She is also preceded in death by a son, Kyle Moreland. Martha has lived in in Polk County for the past 44 years, and was employed for several years with the Saluda School system. She was of the Baptist faith.

Martha is survived by her loving husband, William Collyer; four children, Donna Jones and her husband Jeff, Richard Moreland, Billy Collyer and his wife Krystal, and Hope Hall and her husband Jason; Nine grandchildren, Kimberly Fullerton, Krystal Dobbs, Eric Moreland, Kyla Moreland, Kourtney Moreland, Andy Collyer, Erica Collyer, Nickie Cameron, and Caleb Cameron; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, and two brothers; and several nieces & nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Rev. Tony Halford will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to: Four Seasons Compassion-for-Life, 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

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8 years ago

So sorry for your loss.

Leslie Manley
8 years ago

Sorry for your loss Billy, I Pray you and your families strength!

Corey Reid
8 years ago

Sorry for your loss Billy, I Pray you and your families strength.

jeff&barb schlosser
8 years ago

We have shared her love of the wildlife up here on the mountain over the past 15 years. And I hope she knows we will look after all the critters and especially Bambi and all her offspring for as long as we can live up here.

Michelle Cantrell
8 years ago

I can’t express how sorry I am for this families loss. My heart goes out to you all during this time and you will be in my thoughts and prayers always! I love you dearly Bill, you are a wonderful man. If you need anything let me know.

Oscar Harbin
8 years ago

Brother Bill,

Your Polk County Unity Lodge No. 482 brothers extend their sympathy and condolences. We admire the faithful care you gave Martha over the years, providing her care and comfort and looking after her needs. You are a man to be admired. We share your sorrow.