Vera Cavin McCollum

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Services for Vera Cavin McCollum, of Natchez, are 2 p.m. Sunday,Feb. 4, at Laird Funeral Home Union Street Chapel with burial inGreenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Mike Harrigill willofficiate.

Visitation is Sunday from noon until the time of the service atLaird Funeral Home.

Mrs. McCollum, 83, died Feb. 2, 2007, at her residence. She wasborn in Perrytown on Aug.13, 1923, to Harper Perry and EleeseAshley Perry.

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She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Natchez.

Preceding her in death were her parents and her husbands,Whitley Cavin and Floyd McCollum.

Survivors are her son, Herman Cavin and wife Gwen, of Wesson;her daughter, Betty C. Smith and husband Roger, of Natchez; hergrandchildren, Roger Allan Smith and wife Dawn, of Metairie, La.,Kevin Michael Smith and wife Sandy, of Natchez, and Lea Ann CavinKnight and husband Phillip, of Wesson; her great-grandchildrenWhitney Knight, Cullen Smith, Sarah Ashley Smith, Alex Raymond, andDanielle Raymond; her sisters, Ruby Mae Cavin, of Natchez, and EttaLee Trevillion, of Baton Rouge, La.; and her sister-in-law, AnnieRuth Perry, of Natchez.

Pallbearers were Allan Smith, Kevin Smith, Phillip Knight,Vernon Cavin Jr., Randy Trevillion, and C.P. Cavin.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Ministries of Natchez or to acharity of your choice.