Paula L. McCollum, 74, of Keystone, IN (Nottingham Twp. Wells Co), passed away at 3:04 PM on Monday, September 4, 2017 at River Terrace Estates in Bluffton, IN. She was born on Wednesday, May 5, 1943, in Happy, KY. She married Arthur L. McCollum on Saturday, May 13, 1961 in Angola, IN; he passed away on January 12, 2012. Paula formerly worked at CTS and Berne Apparel, and Peyton's in Bluffton. She enjoyed walking and attended the Church of the Living God in Dunkirk.
Survivors include: Brother - Phillip (Wife, Beatrice) Burns, Rydal, GA, Brother - Adrian (Wife, Doris) Burns, Bluffton, IN, Brother - Denver (Wife, Tammy) Burns, GA, Brother - Danny (Wife, Lisa) Burns, Warren, IN, Sister - Eunice West (Donald Lee), Bluffton, IN, Sister - Joyce Morgan, Pennville, IN, Sister - Mary (Husband, Roger) Raugh, Geneva, IN, Sister - Christine Eisenhut, Bluffton, IN, Sister - Charlene Gobernatz, Markle, IN, Sister - Cora Meadows, Bluffton, IN and several Nieces & Nephews.
She was preceded in death by her: Mother - Polly (Combs) Burns, Father - Fred D. Burns, Sr., Husband - Arthur L. McCollum, Sister - Margaret Bailey, Brother - Fred D. Burns, Jr. and Sister - Carol Hurt.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Downing - Glancy Funeral Home on Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM and from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home on Friday, September 8, 2017.
A service to celebrate Paula’s life will be at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home at 1:00 PM on Friday, September 8, 2017 with Pastor Keith Prough officiating. Interment will follow in the Riverside Cemetery in Geneva.
Preferred memorials: Bluffton-Wells Co. Animal Shelter 1613 W. Cherry St. Bluffton, IN 46714
Arrangements are being handled by Downing & Glancy Funeral Home in Geneva.