Mrs. Jennie Lou Langston McCollum, 82, Gore Community passed away at her home on Wednesday, November 16, 2011.
Mrs. McCollum was born in Chattooga County, GA on December 2, 1928, the daughter of the late James Thomas Langston and Agnes Claudia Housch Langston. She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Thomas Housch Langston, James Howard Langston, and Charles Robert Langston.
Mrs. McCollum is survived by her husband of 54 years, Gordon Douglas McCollum; son and daughter-in-law, James Douglas and Anna Lillian McCollum, Augusta, GA; daughter, Judy McCollum Love, Gore, GA; grandsons, Ian Douglas McCollum, Wes Bronson Love, and Aaron James McCollum. Nieces and Nephews also survive. She was retired after 30 years of service from the U. S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Gore, and attended Howard’s Chapel, Mentone, AL.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p. m. Saturday, November 19, 2011 from the chapel of Mason Funeral Home with Rev. Ronald Reynolds and Rev. Ralph Mizner officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Gore community. Active pallbearers will be Ian McCollum, Wes Love, Aaron McCollum, Brandon Gurley, Keith Nicholson, and John C. Groover.
Mrs. McCollum will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p. m. Friday, November 18, 20011 and from 1:00 p. m. until the service hour on Saturday. At other hours the family will be at the residence of the daughter, 384 Ballenger Road, Gore Community.