Barbara McCollum, a lifetime resident of Calera, Oklahoma passed from this earthly life in Denison, TX on April 29, 2021 at the age of 83. She was born in Calera, OK to Woodrow Moody and Pauline (Pierce) Moody on January 9, 1938. Barbara married the love of her life Don McCollum in Calera, OK on September 2, 1955.
Barbara had a soul of adventure and loved to travel to see new places. She could often be found having quiet time with her Bible or a good book in her hand. Barbara was a member of the Calera Church of Christ. She cherished her family and considered her time spent with them her greatest blessing.
Mrs. McCollum is survived by her daughter-in-law, Janet McCollum of Durant, OK, granddaughters, Erica Ajayi and husband Tayo of Yukon, OK, and Brooke Coley and husband John of Durant, OK, great-grandsons, Gavin Coley of Durant, OK, Blake Coley of Durant, OK, and Axton Ajayi of Yukon, OK, brother, Stanley Moody and wife Amy of Wilmington, NC, nephews, James Moody and wife Katie of Oklahoma City, OK, and Chris Moody of Wilmington, NC.
Mrs. McCollum was preceded in death by her parents, Woodrow and Pauline Moody, husband, Don McCollum, son, Mike McCollum, and daughter, Cheryl Childers.
Due to the COVID 19 virus the family would like to invite family and friends to attend a graveside service in honor of Barbara’s life at 10:00 AM Wednesday May 5th at the Rosehill Cemetery in Calera, OK with Bro. Travis Huffman officiating. The pallbearers will be John Coley, Gavin Coley, Blake Coley, Keith Kennedy, Bradly Dollar and Drew Adams. The honorary pallbearers will be Tayo Ajayi and Christopher Adams.
The graveside service will be available to view via the funeral home Facebook page at 10:00 AM.
The family request that in lieu of flowers remembrances can be made in the form of a donation to the Calera Church of Christ, PO Box 413, Calera, OK, 74730.
The service is under the direction of Holmes~Coffey~Murray Funeral Home in Durant, OK www.holmescoffeymurray.com
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