Edgar McCollum

Edgar Patton McCollum 88, of Stuart, Fl., formerly of Greensboro, passed away Dec. 1, 2015, at Sunrise Senior Living in Lilburn, Ga. A graveside service was held 2:30.p.m.Sunday Dec 6,2015, from Greensboro cemetery with Rev. Tim Hoff officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes Greensboro Chapel directing.

Edgar was born July, 9, 1927, in Greensboro to William Edgar and Julia Simmons McCollum.

He was preceded by his parents; first wife, Mary Francis McCollum; sister, Ann Downey.

Survivors are his wife, Jeanette Madeline McCollum; sons, William Edgar “Bill” McCollum and David Locke McCollum; sister, Mabelle McCollum; brother, John H. McCollum; step children, Michael Thornton, Dan Thornton,Rick Thornton, Bill Thornton and Sally Thornton; 7 grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tn., 38105 or St. Paul’s Episcopal, Church Street, Greensboro, Al.,36744.

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