Clarence Edwin Collie, age 87, of Randolph, VA, passed away on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late Tom and Inez Collie. Clarence was preceded in death by three brothers, Fletcher Collie, Thomas Collie, and Harold Collie; three sisters, Cecil Collier, Annie Belle Nichols, and Lucille Crowder.

He is survived by his wife of sixty-six years, Juanita “Ludy” Toombs Collie; one daughter, Donna Collie Wright and husband, Bailey; three grandsons, Dane Wright, Austin Wright and wife, Jennifer, Travis Wright and wife, Savannah; six great-grandchildren, Kaleb, Alexis, Isaiah, Noah, Gideon, and Emma; one sister, Estelle Royster;  and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, February 12, 2022, at New Hope United Methodist Church, Randolph, VA, with interment to follow in the church cemetery.  A luncheon will be held for family and friends following the funeral service in the church fellowship hall.  Public viewing will be held on Friday, February 11, 2022, from 9 a.m., til 5 p.m., at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to New Hope United Methodist Church, or to New Hope United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Juanita Collie, 161 Mossingford Road, Randolph, VA 23962, or to a charity of your choice.  The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, is serving the family.

Condolence Messages

  1. Cecil & Lorna Langford

    09 February 2022 10 months ago

    Prayers to Ludy and Family on the passing of your beloved Clarence Collie. He was our dear and valued friend for many years

  2. Frieda Trammell Whirley

    09 February 2022 10 months ago

    Ludy,
    I am so sorry for your loss. It is so hard when your spouse dies. Sending thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

  3. Brenda Driskill

    10 February 2022 10 months ago

    Ludy, We send our sincere sympathy on your loss and may God send you and your family comfort peace and strength during this sad and difficult time.
    Brenda & Roger Driskill
    Mary & Tuck Hudson

  4. Pearl Collie

    10 February 2022 10 months ago

    Sending my love and prayers to the family. Always thought a lot of Clarence, I know he will be missed by all. Love to all.

  5. Bill Devin

    10 February 2022 10 months ago

    Clarence was such a good person and I always enjoyed talking with him . I brought a bulk barn from him years ago and he was good to deal with and as honest as he could be telling me about the barn . Condolences for the family.

  6. Jennifer Lacks

    10 February 2022 10 months ago

    Praying for comfort for all!

  7. Cora St. John

    10 February 2022 10 months ago

    Sympathy and prayers to Ludy and the family. Thinking of you all.

  8. Tim willis

    10 February 2022 10 months ago

    Clarence was a good friend and the best neighbor. I’ll miss his wry humor. My condolences to Ludy and the rest of his family.

  9. C W Nichols

    10 February 2022 10 months ago

    My thoughts are with you and the entire family during these difficult days.

  10. Herman Newcomb

    10 February 2022 10 months ago

    Ludy and family,
    So sorry to learn of Clarence’s passing. I worked with Clarence at Drakes’ Mill. He was a pleasure to work with. You all remain in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you comfort and keep you in his care.
    Love, Herman and Arlene

  11. Sherry Wrenn Armishaw

    10 February 2022 10 months ago

    Ludy and Donna, I am so sorry for your loss. I remember him from working in tobacco so so many years ago. My heart is with you all.

  12. Robin Hawthorne

    11 February 2022 10 months ago

    Dearest Ludy & Family,

    My deepest sympathies for your loss. Remembering you all in my prayers.

  13. Bernice T. Fears

    11 February 2022 10 months ago

    So sorry for the loss of your loved one ‘ my prayers are with the family !

  14. Smith/Saunderss

    12 February 2022 10 months ago

    Ludy and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers and love are with you all. Love from the Smith’s and the Saunders’ Family

  15. Kathy Toombs Craft

    13 February 2022 10 months ago

    Dear Ludy and Donna,
    Sending my love to you both. I was so sorry to hear that Clarence has passed on as I know you both will miss him every minute. I shall be calling you in a few days. Love and prayers.

  16. Alex and Charlene

    15 February 2022 10 months ago

    Dear Ludy,
    Charlene and I want you to know that you and your family are in our prayers.May you be comforted by your faith and the love of God and the many happy memories of your life with Clarence.
    Alex and Charlene

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