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Gene Ross McCollum

November 4, 1941 — August 27, 2022

Gene Ross McCollum

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 will be held on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 12:00 P.M. at Strong Funeral Home with Steve Coulson officiating. Burial will follow in the Hickman City Cemetery.  Visitation will be at Strong Funeral Home from 10:00 A.M. until service time.

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


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Visitation

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Strong Funeral Home

, Hickman, KY 42050

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Strong Funeral Home

, Hickman, KY 42050

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