Paula L. McCollum

Paula L. McCollum, 74, of Keystone, IN, and having family in Huntington County, IN, died Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at 3:04 p.m. at River Terrace Estates in Bluffton, IN.

Mrs. McCollum formerly worked at CTS and Berne Apparel, and Peyton's Northern in Bluffton. She attended the Church of the Living God in Dunkirk.

She was born May 5, 1943, in Happy, KY, to Fred D. Sr. and Polly Combs Burns. She married Arthur L. McCollum on May 13, 1961 in Angola, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 12, 2012.
Survivors include four brothers, Phillip (Beatrice) Burns, of Rydal, GA; Adrian (Doris) Burns, of Bluffton; Denver (Tammy) Burns, of Georgia; and Danny (Lisa) Burns, of Warren; and six sisters, Eunice West (Donald Lee), Christine Eisenhut and Cora Meadows, all of Bluffton; Joyce Morgan, of Pennville; Mary (Roger) Raugh, of Geneva, IN; and Charlene Gobernatz, of Markle, IN.

Calling is Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, 100 N. Washington St., Geneva. A funeral service will be held Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at 1 p.m. with calling two hours before the service, at the funeral home. Rev. Keith Prough will officiate. Interment will follow in the Riverside Cemetery in Geneva.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Bluffton-Wells County Animal Shelter, 1613 W. Cherry St., Bluffton, IN 46714.