Mrs. Effie Mae McCollum, age 81 transitioned on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at her home. She is the daughter of the late Ed Bailey and Ellicia J. Patterson.
Effie was married the late Dannie D. McCollum. She graduated from Upchurch High School and received a cosmetology degree from DeShazor Beauty College. She is a member of Freedom East Presbyterian Church.
She leaves to cherish her memory: three children, Doris P. Harris of Raeford, NC, Carlos McCollum of Raeford, NC , and Elvin McCollum (Wendy) of Aberdeen, NC; special granddaughters, Zalestra Peterkin, Jamie Harris Smith, Dellicia Carthens (Eric), Tangie Harris, Lenisha Phillips (Samuel), Deja McCollum and Faith McCollum; loving grand and great grandsons, Elvin McCollum Jr., Sidney Harris and Ronald Parker, and a precious great granddaughter Skylar Phillips; the sweetest great great grandsons Tre, Skyler, and Chase; four sisters, Genevia Berrien and Elizabeth McCaskill (June) of Raeford, NC and Julia Mae and Sue of Roseboro; three brothers Charles, Larry, and Randy, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Services will be held on Sunday, July 14, 2019; 3 PM at Freedom East Presbyterian Church.