Gene McCollum

August 29, 2022

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, Tenn., 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, Tenn.; brother-in-law, David (Anita) Poynor of Murray, Ky.; sister, Cheryl (Boyd) Rowland of Henderson, Tenn.; and grandchildren, Meg Thompson of Charleston, SC, and Ross (Cheyanna) Thompson of Murray, Ky.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m., until service time on Aug. 30, at Strong Funeral Home

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 30, at 12:00 p.m., at Strong Funeral Home with Steve Coulson officiating. Burial will follow in the Hickman City Cemetery.

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