Raleigh O. McCollum

Mr. Raleigh O. McCollum, 85, of Ellijay, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2018.

He was born Feb. 27, 1932, in Dadeville, Ala., to the late Homer and Eddie Liles McCollum. He was a truck driver, served in the U.S. Army and was a member of Flat Creek Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by son, Ronald McCollum; stepdaughter, Mary Moss; stepson, Leonard Mayfield; sister, Louise Miller; and brothers; J.L. McCollum and Homer McCollum.

He is survived by wife, Rosie McCollum; son, Brian McCollum, of Ellijay; stepdaughters, Karen Slep, and Patricia Roberts, both of Ellijay; stepsons, Ricky Mayfield and Richard Farist, both of Ellijay; brother, Mack. L. McCollum, of Ellijay; and several grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with the Rev. Jackie Ellington officiating.

Music was by Eva Reece.

Pallbearers were Brady McCollum, Ethan McCollum, Chad West, Mack McCollum and Barry McCollum.

Interment was in the Flat Creek Church Cemetery.

Condolences can be made at www.bernhardtfh.com.

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Times Courier

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
Fax: 706-635-7006