This Website is dedicated to two of Collierville's noteworthy historians:In honor of Mrs. Clarene Pinkston Russell who shared her impressive research and knowledge,and in memory of Mrs. Anne Dean Babinwho shared her wisdom and guidance.

Thank you to Deanna Britton, Library Director and Rachel Carder, Circulation Supervisor. Lucius E. and Elsie C. Burch, Jr. LibraryCollierville, Tennessee

Thank you to the following people for your assistance with this project:
David Albert, videographer of "Collierville Storytellers;" Anne Babin, author of Collierville High School 100 Years of History of Memories, 1995-2005 ; Donald and Nancy Bassett, Collierville citizens; Deanna Britton, Director of the Lucius E. and Elsie C. Burch, Jr. Library; Tom Brooks, Collierville citizen; Rachel, Carder, Circulation Supervisor of the Lucius E. and Elsie C. Burch, Jr. Library; Joseph Clayton, Collierville citizen; Cindy Cox, Collierville citizen; Diana Dubois, Planner for Town of Collierville; Stephen Ellsesser, Associated Press Journalist; Jennifer Fadel, Full Time Reference Associate of Adult Services, Lucius E. and Elsie C. Burch, Jr. Library; Judy Fricke, Library Associate for Youth Services, Lucius E. and Elsie C. Burch, Jr. Library; Frances Hinton, Collierville citizen; Historic La Grange, Inc.; Judy Hoffman, Collierville citizen, Bill Kelsey, Collierville citizen; Matthew Ison, project support; Craig Leake, University of Memphis professor; Eugene and Betty Liles, project support; Larry Liles, project support; Claude McCrory, Collierville citizen; Elizabeth Parr, author of The of History of Collierville; Fran Persechini, President and CEO of the Collierville Chamber of Commerce; Cyndee Ross, Collierville resident; Clarene Pinkston Russell, author of Collierville, Tennessee Her People and Neighbors; Carl Rutledge, Collierville citizen; David Sexton, Collierville citizen; Staff of the Memphis and Shelby County Room at the Memphis Public Library and Information Center; Taylor Stamps, Collierville citizen; Laura Todd, Director of Main Street Collierville; Gail Tucci, Circulation Associate, Lucius E. and Elsie C. Burch, Jr. Library; Beth Vornbrock, President of the Collierville Contemporary Club; Jack Werne, author of Wigfall Grays and Battle of Collierville, 1863; Dorothy Wilson, Collierville citizen; Albert Witherington, author of Battle of Collierville .