February 4, 1943 - February 25, 2015
Harold Ray McCollum, of Morriston, son of the late Gerald McCollum and Goldie Pitchford McCollum, was born February 4, 1943 in Franklin, Arkansas. He died February 25, 2015 at Southfork River Therapy & Living Center in Salem, at the age of 72 years and 21 days.
He was united in marriage to Sharlene Parrett April 14, 1962 in Salem. He was employed by Fulton County for many years on the road crew. He was a farmer, raising horses and cattle and had a great affection for all animals.
Survivors include his wife, Sharlene McCollum of the family home; his children: David McCollum and wife Janean of Bakersfield, MO; Rachel Dillinger of Salem; and Michael McCollum and wife Holly of Ozark, MO; his grand children: Chelsea See, Garrett McCollum, Wyatt McCollum, Waylon McCollum, Alley McCollum, Audrey McCollum, Jessica Dillinger, Samantha Dillinger, Richard Smith, Jacob McCollum, Joseph McCollum, Lacey Brayfield and Hunter Pressman; great-grandchildren: Landon, Cotter, Lily, Temperance, Layne and Brinly; his brothers and sisters: Willard McCollum of Ash Flat, Jerlene Sisney of Ash Flat, Wanda Lambert of Ash Flat, Martha McCollum of Ash Flat, Clyde McCollum of Agnos, Claud McCollum of Morriston, Joyce Cherry of Agnos, Brenda White of Mammoth Spring and Rhonda Young of Salem; nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a great granddaughter, Addy Mae and his father and mother.
Visitation and Memorial Services are Friday, February 27, 2015 from 6 to 8 pm at Cox-Blevins Chapel under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem.