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Nellie H. McCollum

Funeral services for Nellie H. McCollum, 83, will be held on Wednesday, June 5, at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Teague. Bro. Scott Matthews and Bro. Darrel Beggs will officiate. A private family interment will follow the services at Union Cemetery near Freestone.

There will be no visitation at the funeral home, however; visitation with the family will be held prior to the service on Wednesday in the old fellowship hall at First Baptist Church beginning at 1:30 p.m. and ending just before service time at 3 p.m.

Mrs. McCollum passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born July 7, 1935, in Donie to Reed and Cora Lee Harris. She graduated from Teague High School with the class of 1952. Nellie received her nursing home administrator license in 1975. She worked at many local nursing homes as well as in the Corpus Christi area where she relocated with the love of her life, Glenn Ross, in 1984. They shared twenty years of marriage together eventually returned back to Teague. She was a long-time member of First Baptist Church of Teague. Nellie loved antiques, decorating, gardening and her family.  Above all, she loved being a disciple for Christ.

She is survived by four daughters, Eva Price and husband Rick, Dawna Hyden and husband Randy, Tricia Du-Bois all of Teague, and Tammie Hall and husband Jack of Houston; one son, Michael McCollum and wife Debbie of Boerne; five grandchildren, Brian, Traci, Jennifer, Reed, Jeff and their families; eight blended grandchildren Emily, Gibson, Casey, Shelly, Steven, Lisa, Vickie, Rebekah and their families; twenty-one great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends including Helen Phillips and Sonya Bibby.

Her parents, Reed and Cora Harris; her husband Glenn Mc-Collum; one grandson, Scott Hyden; and two sisters, Elrose West and Margaret Silar, preceded Mrs. McCollum in death.

The family would like to thank Providence Hospice for their excellent guidance and care.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 791, Teague, Tx 75860.

Visit www.bowersfuneralhome.net to sign the memorial guestbook or to leave a message for the family.

The Teague Chronicle

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