- Cullman, Alabama

November 8, 2010

Gordon M. Collum

The Cullman Times

CULLMAN — Gordon M. Collum

Funeral services for Gordon M. Collum, 83, of Garden City will be at 2:00 pm on Sunday,  Nov. 7, 2010, at Hanceville Funeral Home Chapel, the Revs. Gerald Harper and Roger Whitley officiating, with burial in Garden City Cemetery.

Mr. Collum was born Dec. 20, 1926, to Marion F. and Vergie Millican Collum. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a nephew, Larry C. Collum.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Bennie Richards Collum; a brother, Jimmie C. (Barbara) Collum; a sister, Kathleen C. (Jim) Phillips; a niece, Laura C. (Waymon) Roberson; a nephew, James W. (Kristy) Phillips; two great nephews, Brad Roberson and Brian (Krystal) Roberson; a great niece, Zoe-Anne Phillips; and three great great nephews: Benjamin, Thomas, and Tobias Roberson.

  The pallbearers will be Donnie Richards, Fred Richards, Sammie Waldrop, Harold Smith, Gene Price and Greg Barksdale. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Garden City Volunteer Fire Dept.

Mr. Collum was an active member of the Garden City Volunteer Fire Dept. and served on the Garden City Council for 8 years.  He served in the US Army during WWII.

The family will receive friends on Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.