Rita Mae Collier, 68, born March 3, 1943 in Canton, passed on to be Home with our Lord early Friday morning, November, 4, 2011, after succumbing to her battle with cancer.

Rita is preceded in death by her parents, James and Nancy (Twiss) Croy; and two sisters, Erla Croy and Donna Livinggood.

Funeral service will be conducted Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel with Pastor Thomas Shank officiating. Interment will be in Eden Church Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Tuesday evening from 5-7 p.m. in the funeral home. Per Rita’s request, “In lieu of flowers, I want everyone to do something nice for someone else – friend or stranger.”

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.