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Calvin Cullum

Tuesday, October 22, 2002

Calvin ?Cude? Cullum, son of the late Henry McKinley Cullum and Lucinda Jane Carmichael Cullum, was born on Dec. 1, 1924, at Greenway, Ark., and died in the John J. Pershing VA Hospital in Poplar Bluff on Oct. 17, 2002, at the age of 77. Mr. Cullum was a member of the Bernie General Baptist Church in Bernie, a veteran of World War II, a farmer and a resident of Bernie. He was united in marriage to Joyce Scott on Nov. 18, 1947, at Piggott, Ark. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Cullum of Bernie; one son, Charles H. Cullum of Fort Pierce, Fla.; one daughter, Connie Lynn Dotten of Key Largo, Fla.; four grandchildren; and three sisters, Ethel Johnson of Poplar Bluff, Edna Rausch of Chapman, Kan., and Rosalee Craig of Poplar Bluff. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one granddaughter, three brothers and one sister. Visitation was held from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ricky Roberts officiating. Interment followed in the Kennett Memorial Park in Kennett.