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Gene McCollum 1941 – 2022


Mr. Gene McCollum, 80, of Hickman, KY, passed away at his residence on Saturday, August 27, 2022.

Gene was born on November 4, 1941 in Obion County, TN to the late Ross and Martha Lyle (Shuck) McCollum. He worked his entire life as a farmer on his own land. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Jean (Poynor) McCollum. Gene is survived by a daughter, Jean Carolyn (Michael) Thompson of Dresden, TN, brother in law David (Anita) Poynor of Murray, KY, sister Cheryl (Boyd) Rowland of Henderson, TN, and grandchildren Meg Thompson of Charleston, SC and Ross (Cheyanna) Thompson of Murray, KY.

Funeral services for Mr. Gene McCollum were held on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. at Strong Funeral Home with Steve Coulson officiating. Burial followed in the Hickman City Cemetery.

David Poynor, Max Wilson, Sammy McCollum, Nathan Lyle Wilson, Ross Thompson, Glenn Fowler served as pallbearers.

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