Edna Annabelle McCollum, 83, of St. Marys, OH went to be with her Lord and Savior 5:40 a.m. Friday February 16, 2018 at Briarwood Village in Coldwater, OH.
She was born November 29, 1934 in Celina, OH to Gilbert and Ida (John) Longsworth.
On May 2, 1952, “Annabelle” married the love of her life John Franklin McCollum, who died November 1, 2008.
Survivors include: daughter Cheryl (Rev. Alva) Daniel of St. Marys, OH
son Michael (Lori) McCollum of Lima, OH
son Larry (Carey) McCollum of St. Marys, OH
son Thomas (fiance’ Sheila Dammeyer) of St. Marys, OH
son Robert McCollum of Cincinnati, OH
daughter Lisa (Darrell) Wilder of Van Wert, OH
14 grandchildren 14 greatgrandchildren
sister Evelyn Hoover of Coldwater, OH
Preceded in death by: parents Gilbert and Ida Longsworth; husband John McCollum; son Donald McCollum (1995); grandson Brian Daniel; granddaughter Monica McCollum; great-grandson Nathaniel Robert Wilder; great-granddaughter Ella Adeline Wilder; brother Dale Longsworth; brother Donald Eugene “Bud” Longsworth; brother Carl Longsworth; brother Wilson Longsworth; sister Maxine Jackson; sister Onolee Pugh
She retired in 1995 from JTDM Hospital in St. Marys, having worked 47 years in the housekeeping department.
She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in St. Marys, where she shared her fondness for music by singing in the church choir. She attended faithfully for more than fifty years and took all her children with her, until she was no longer able to attend, due to illness.
Her favorite pastimes included listening to music, fishing and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Rites are scheduled to begin 11:00 a.m. Tuesday February 20, 2018 at Miller Funeral Home 1605 Celina Road (Ohio 703 West Chapel) in St. Marys. The Rev. Keith Stuck and the Rev. Alva Daniel will co-officiate the services.
Burial will follow at the Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.
Visitation 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed to her family via: www.millerfuneralhomes.net