Lula Mae McCollum

Lula Mae McCollum

Lula Mae McCollum

Lula Mae Phillips McCollum, age 94, widow of Harley McCollum died Monday, September 18, 2017 at the home of her daughter Theresa McClure. She was born June 25, 1923 to the late Jack and Clara Moore Phillips in Rockcastle County.

She was a member of the Cartersville Holiness Church and as long as she could drive she attended several different churches. While raising her children she helped her husband on the farm, she enjoyed raising a garden and flowers during her free time, she also made quilts many of which she gave away. She will be missed by family and friends.

Other than her parents and husband she was preceded in death by thirteen brothers, two sisters, and five children, baby Jackie, Helen Forsythe, James Harley, Freddy Lane, and Bobby Lee McCollum.

Lula is survived by four sons, Billy McCollum and his wife Jody of Garrard County, Johnny McCollum and his wife Peggy of Jessamine County, Michael McCollum and his wife Margaret of Garrard County, Ted McCollum, and his wife Vickie of Jessamine County, three daughters, Thelma Cox and her husband Gayle of Boyle County, Joyce Cuzick and her husband Terry of Jessamine County, and Theresa McClure and her husband June of Rockcastle County. Thirty-One grandchildren and numerous great and great great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Thursday, September 21, 2017 at the Cartersville Holiness Church with Bro. Bruce Alcorn, Bro. Donnie Pingleton and Bro. J. B. Alexander officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-9 PM Wednesday at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home, and after 11:00 AM Thursday at the church.

Her grandchildren will be serving as pallbearers.

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