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Marjorie Jessica
McCollom (Reid)

June 28, 1921 – September 30, 2018

Marjorie McCollom
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Obituary for Marjorie Jessica McCollom (Reid)

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Marjorie Jessica (Reid) McCollom, age 97, of Birmingham passed away at her residence on Sunday, September 30th, 2018. Marge was born June 28, 1921 in a small rural area called Center Springs to hard working farmers. Marge would always manage to go to church activities at Tabernacle Church, now known as Turning Point Church.

From her early childhood of working hard and trying to make things easier for her parents, she developed a desire to improve herself and help others. After graduating from Locust Fork High School in 1939, her desire was to go into the medical profession in order to help others. On Sunday, September 9, 1939, she packed her small suitcase and caught a ride with the paperman to Hillman Hospital in Birmingham. There she graduated with honors and became a very successful nurse. She later completed additional training and became one of the most sought after anesthetists in Jefferson County. She recieved numerous accolades from the many physicians she worked with in her lengthy and distinquished career.

Throughout her lifetime she was a member of the Garden Club, a member of the Shriners Ladies, a member of the Eastern Star, and a member of the American Legion. She enjoyed reading, needlework, gardening and traveling.

Survivors include son Lester Reid McCollom; brother Wallace Reid; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends. She is preceded in death by her parents Alvin and Minnie White Reid; and her husband Vernon Lester McCollom.

Graveside Funeral Services will be held Thursday, October 4th, 2018 at 11:00 am at Tabernacle Cemetery, in Locust Fork, Alabama.

Arrangements entrusted to the Blount County/Cleveland Funeral Home.

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Service Information

When
Thursday, October 4th, 2018 11:00am
Location
Tabernacle Cemetery
Address
337 Tabernacle Road
Locust Fork, Alabama 35097

Interment Information

Location
Tabernacle Cemetery
Address
Tabernacle Road
Locust Fork, Alabama