Alma Christine Taylor McCollum
Alma Christine Taylor McCollum, of Mount Pleasant, passed away on Monday, August 27, 2018 at the age of 96. She was born on October 16, 1921 to Levi Taylor and Sally Bowden Taylor in Gilmer, Texas.
She was a Charter Member of Highland Park Baptist Church and the co-owner of McCollum TV in Mount Pleasant.
Alma is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Harry Dean and Gayle McCollum of Mount Pleasant; daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Bob Pepper of Mount Pleasant; granddaughter, Chris Pepper of Mount Pleasant; nephews, Donald Ray McCollum, Ray McKelvey, James Marlon Taylor, Russell Caldwell, Jerry Don Caldwell, Joe Max McKelvey; nieces, Janie Skidmore and Suzanne Skidmore; and sister-inlaw, Frankie Nell Taylor.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dean McCollum; her parents; her granddaughter, Kathryn Lynn Pepper; her sister Verna McKelvey; her brother, Marvin Taylor; and her sister Erma Lee Taylor.
A funeral was held for Alma Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at Bates-Cooper-Sloan Funeral Home, with the visitation being held an hour prior to the service. Burial followed at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Mount Pleasant.
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