ST. CHARLES - Ruth Elizabeth McCollum, 83, formerly of Sikeston, died Jan. 16, 2006, at her home.
Born March 23, 1922, in Sikeston, to the late Wade T. and Sara Elizabeth Adams Malcolm, she was a homemaker. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston for over 50 years and a member of the Eastern Star Chapter 137.
On Oct. 2, 1940, she married Hugh Thomas McCollum Jr., who preceded her in death on Feb. 12, 1985.
Survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth Ann and Jack Schaberg of St. Charles; four sisters, Peggy Williams of San Antonio, Texas, Mary McAfee and Wadine Eaker of Sikeston and Naida Allen of Christopher, Ill.; and four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. Friday in the Dempster Chapel of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston. The Rev. Geoff Posegate will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Sikeston City Cemetery with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston in charge of arrangements.
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Memorial contributions may be made to:
B.J.C. Hospice P.O. Box 50403
St. Louis, MO 63150-0001
The First United Methodist Church
1307 North Main
Sikeston, MO 63801