Carol Elizabeth McCollum of Cleveland, 77, went to be with the Lord on September 20, 2022, in Cleveland, MS. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, September 23, 2022, at Ray Funeral in Cleveland, MS. Graveside Service will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Linn Methodist Cemetery in Linn, MS.
Carol was born December 29, 1944, in Jennings, LA to Dallas and May Duhon. She graduated from Hollandale High School in 1962. Carol married Dwight McCollum on September 13, 1962, in Hollandale, MS. Carol loved her family tremendously and enjoyed having her 3 beautiful grandchildren around. She was an avid walker for many years. Carol loved to cook for family, especially during the holidays. She had a special place in her heart for cats and had several special pets over the years. Her love for animals was demonstrated over and over during her years as a receptionist at Animal Medical Clinic in Cleveland.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Dallas and May Duhon; brother, Daryl Gene Duhon.
Carol is survived by her loving husband, Dwight McCollum; son, Timothy Dwight McCollum; daughter, Janet Elizabeth Cooper (Chip); brother, Dwight James Duhon; grandchildren, Lillian May McCollum, Travis “Blaine” Cooper, and Samuel Wade Cooper.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.