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Artavious D. Collier

September 9, 1997 — February 25, 2022

Artavious Domotrese Collier was born on September 9, 1997 to LeRanda Collier Jackson. He transitioned to his heavenly home on February 25, 2022.

He graduated from Riverdale High School in 2016. He attended Murfreesboro Barber College in Murfreesboro, TN.

His first job as a barber was at Top Chop Barber Shop in Antioch. He was known for his barber techniques. His skills earned him the nickname of Tayglizzy.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Willie Collier, Jr. and William Wright, Sr.; step-grandfather, Charlie Seay; great grandparents, William and Alma Smith, Willie Collier, Sr., and Betty Collier.

He leaves to mourn in his passing his devoted mother, LeRanda Collier Jackson, and step-father, Louis Jackson; father, Freddy Wright; two sisters, Alexzandria "Lexi" Collier and Akira (Blake Douglas) Lawrence; brothers, Fred Carney and Joe Wallace; grandmothers, Brenda Mays of Murfreesboro and Eleanor Seay of Lebanon; nephew, Kylo Lawrence; and niece, Kyla Douglas, who he loved so much.

He also leaves a number of close friends, Jacob Acuna, Suleiman Masayveh, Desmond Donaldson, Trenton Brewington, Terrell Suggars, Daydrion Collier, and Keontis "KC" Cunningham.

He also leaves a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and other friends.

Visitation will be held at Gentry-Smith Funeral Home on Saturday, March 5, 2022 from 10 am - 1 pm. Funeral services will be Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 1 pm in the Gentry-Smith Funeral Home chapel. Barbara Jackson will officiate. Share memories and condolences at Gentry-Smith Funeral Home, 303 Murfreesboro Rd. Woodbury, TN 37190, 615-563-5337 Because every life has a story

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