Van Alstyne Public Library
Mr. Joe Billy (Bid) McCollums was born to the union of Mr. and Mrs.
Orange McCollums on February 7, 1889 in Van Alstyne, Texas, Grayson County.
He attended public school in that county.
On November 5, 1911, he was united in Holy matrimony to Miss Savannah
Tate, and to this union six children were born.
In 1930 he obeyed the gospel in the Church of Christ under the tenure
of the late Bro.K.C.Thomas.
Bro. and Sis. McCollums moved to Dallas on June 3, 1972.
Survivors: his wife, Mrs. Savannah McCollums; four sons, Messrs.
O.J. McCollums, Joe Marvin McCollums, Weldon McCollums, all of Dallas,
Texas and Royce McCollums of Odessa, Texas; two daughters, Mrs. Zelma Carter
of Oakland, California, and Mrs. Loyce Clayton of Dallas, Texas; two sisters,
Mrs. Imogene Vester of Van Alstyne, Texas and Mrs. Cindy Lewis of San Angelo,
Texas; 8 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granddaughter;
other relatives and friends.
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