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Mildred Louise Collum

July 25, 2013

Mildred Louise Collum, 91, died July 12, 2013, in Big Spring. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel in Pampa with the Rev. Barry Owens, associate pastor, officiating. Private burial will be held in Fairview Cemetery in Pampa under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa.

Mrs. Collum was born Nov. 19, 1921, in Running Water, Texas. She married Cecil Collum on March 2, 1941, in Pampa. He preceded her in death March 10, 2010. She was a cafeteria worker and substitute teacher at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School in Pampa and was a librarian at Lovett Memorial Library in Pampa.

Mildred was a former member of First Baptist Church in Pampa and was a current member of First Baptist Church in Big Spring.

Survivors include a son, Ray Collum and wife Tamara of Pampa; a daughter, Judy Husted and husband Carroll of Big Spring; nine grandchildren, Debbie Ramirez and husband Manuel and Michelle Grigg and husband Pank, all of Big Spring, Cecil Ray Collum Jr. of Odessa, Matt Collum of Austin, Jace Collum and Missy Collum, both of Amarillo, Keli Johnson and husband J.J. of San Angelo, Michael Lambert and wife Christina and Theresa Lambert, all of Pampa; eight great-grandchildren, Randye Martinz, Isaac Martinez, Matthew Ramirez, Gabby Collum, Ethan Collum, Mason Grigg, Tucker Grigg and Cooper Grigg; four great-great-grandchildren, Destiny Lambert, Emmalee Lambert, Donn Lambert and Dale Lambert; a brother, Dr. B.J. Davis of Albuquerque, N.M.; a sister, Margaret Andrews of Brooksville, Fla.; and special friends, Glenda Kenner, Alice Price, Sharon Virden and Heather McDonald.

The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 26, 2013, at Carmichael-Whatley Funeral home in Pampa.

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