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Verna McCollum Bearden

December 2, 2018 ~ February 4, 2018

Verna McCollum Bearden, 64, of Rome passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018 at a local hospital. She was born on December 2, 1953 in Cartersville, GA, the daughter of the late Cecil McCollum and the late Dorothy Smith McCollum. Her family will always remember her as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Eddie McCollum.

Survivors include her husband of 49 years, John Kenneth Bearden; her daughters, Kris Born (Archie), Georgiana Bearden and Melissa Womack (Greg); her son, John Bearden (Karen); her grandchildren, Colby Bearden, Joshua Lizama, Jarrett Bearden, Jade Bearden, Bryant Womack and Emily Ray (Kaland); and her great grandchildren, Branson Womack, Kylie Womack, Aylee, Brittlynn and Quinlan Ray; her brother, Ron McCollum; her sisters, Louise Hood and Eloise Watts; and her sister-in-law, Malinda McCollum; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Oaknoll Chapel with The Reverend William Ford officiating. Interment will follow at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 12 Noon until the service hour.

Pallbearers will be Ronald McCollum, Joshua Lizama, John Bearden, Tee Bearden, Eric Townsend, Jeff Richardson and Jimmy Peek.

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