Collier, Blanche Marshall

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Blanche Marshall Walker Collier, 97, of Radford, passed away Monday, July 11, 2022. She was born November 9, 1924 in Indian Valley, the daughter of the late Griffie H. and Lillie c. Marshall.

She was a longtime member of the Radford Worship Center where she served as President of Women’s Ministry and Sunday School Treasurer. She was also a member of the past Inglewood Garden Club and volunteered at the Radford Clothing Bank. She retired from T. C. Brittan Co. in Decatur, Ga. and B&J Construction in Blacksburg where she was the payroll clerk for 20 years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Lawrence E. Walker and James R. Collier; daughter and son-in-law, Anita W. and Harless L. Bain; sister and brother-in-law, Agnes and Cobern Phillips; and nephew, Dale Phillips.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Brenda Walker; granddaughter, Renee Walker; great grandson, Dakota Young; many nieces and nephews including a special nephew, Phillip Owens; and many other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. on Friday, July 15, 2022 at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. with Rev. Chris Blackburn officiating. Interment will follow in Sunrise Burial Park in Radford.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Joy Ranch, PO Box 727, Hillsville, VA 24343 or at

The Walker family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford.