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Nina Lillian (Merritt) McCollum

November 10, 1928 ~ September 7, 2018 (age 89)

Nina Lillian Merritt McCollum, 89, widow of Frank James McCollum, of Powdersville, died Friday, September 7, 2018.

Born in Anderson,  she was a daughter of the late Charlie Copeland and Addie McNeely Merritt.

Nina was a member of Rock Springs Baptist Church in Easley.  She was retired from JP Stevens, Dunean Plant. 

She is survived by a daughter, Patricia McCollum Shealy and her husband Perry; two sons, Jerry McCollum and his wife Gelene, and Stephen McCollum; six grandchildren, Melissa Vaughn and her husband Justin, Ashley Poole and her husband Erik, Lisa McCollum, Michelle McCollum and her fiancée Ryan Palmer, Elizabeth Ballard and her husband William, and James McCollum; and great-grandchildren, Emma and Preston Vaughn, Collin and Nolan Poole and Bryson McCollum. 

Mrs. McCollum was preceded in death by sisters; Ruth Childers, Irene Wilbanks, Nell Moon and Naomi Simun; and brothers, Jack, Hewitt, Marvin, Carlyle, Monroe and Dan Merritt.

The visitation will be held Monday, September 10, 2018 from 11:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown Chapel. The funeral service will follow at 1:30 p.m.   Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Pickens, South Carolina.  

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