Michael Calvin Cullum, the son of Calvin and Muriel Joyce Cullum of Bernie, died Feb. 9, 2002, at the age of 53. He was born in St. Louis, Mo. and had been a resident of Fort Pierce for the past five years and originally from Bernie. Michael had served in the United States Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He ran his own home-improvement business. Besides his parents, he is survived by his wife, Karen Davis Cullum of Fort Pierce; by one daughter, Michelle L. Cullum of Fort Pierce; by one brother, Chuck Cullum of Fort Pierce; and by one sister, Connie Dotten of Key Largo, Fla. Memorial services were held at Yates Funeral Home in Fort Pierce.