Tweedy nee Collier, Carol Barbara

Date: Friday, Feb. 3, 2012
Time: 2:00 to 8:00 PM

Visitation Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO and after 9:00 AM Saturday, Feb. 4th at St. Clair United Methodist Church, St. Clair, MO

Date: Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012
Time: 10:00 AM

Service Location:
St. Clair United Methodist Church, St. Clair, MO

Anaconda Cemetery, St. Clair, MO

Memorials / Donations:
to the St. Clair United Methodist Church, St. Clair, MO


Carol Barbara Tweedy of St. Clair, MO departed this life on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 in Fenton, MO having reached the age of sixty-eight years, five months and twenty-seven days. Carol was born in St. Louis, MO on August 4, 1943, daughter of Raymon Marvin Collier and Hilda Elizabeth Collier nee Andrews. On March 16, 1963 she was united in marriage to Thompson Joseph Tweedy, Sr. and three children came to bless this union.

Carol is survived by her husband, Tom Tweedy, Sr. of St. Clair, MO; by her children, Tom Tweedy, Jr. and wife, Jay, of St. Clair, Ray Tweedy and wife, Krista, of Thayer, MO and Angie Collins and husband, Lance, of St. Clair; by one brother, Ray Collier and wife, Joan, of Ozark, AL; by two sisters, Judy Frentzel and husband, Art, of Defiance, MO and Cyndy Garrett and husband, Tom, of St. Peters, MO; by eleven grandchildren, Nisa and Nina Tweedy of St. Clair, Gregory, Chad and Scott Tweedy of St. Clair, Jason and Lynnae Grus of St. Clair, Josie Rae and Bryce Collins of St. Clair and Nicholas and Britney Morris of St. Peters, MO; by brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Hilda Collier.

Carol was a Christian and long time devoted member of St. Clair United Methodist Church in St. Clair. She was very active in the church activities, served on many committees, being a church board member and teaching Sunday school. Carol was a supervisor and manager at Wonderbread in St. Clair, having retired in 2009 after over twenty-five years of service to the company. She had a variety of interests in her life, among them being knitting, crocheting, embroidery, sewing and crafts of various sorts. She was a talented cook and was happiest when all her family surrounded her table. Carol particularly loved to go camping, especially with her family in their fifth wheel trailer. Most of all, she was a devoted to caring for her family. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy and the many wonderful memories they created together will forever be cherished by them all.

A kind and loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, great aunt, cousin and treasured friend, she will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew and loved her.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM Saturday, February 4, 2012 at St. Clair United Methodist Church in St. Clair with the Reverends Linda Harris and Don Covington officiating. Interment was in Anaconda Cemetery in St. Clair. Memorials may be made to St. Clair United Methodist Church. The Tweedy family was served by Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO.