Services for Mr. Robert Kellum will be held 2:30 p.m., Thursday, May 08, 2014 at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, in Lauderdale County, with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Mike Russell will officiate.
Mr. Kellum, 86, of Meridian, died Sunday, May 04, 2014 at the VA Medical Center in Jackson.
He was a Mason at Longstreet Lodge #268 and a past President of the Retired Teamsters Association. He will also be remembered by his family and friends as “Captain Guard”.
Survivors include: Loving Wife of 66 years: Estelle Kellum of Meridian
6 Daughters: Sharon Wright and late husband Grover Wright of Birmingham
Bobette Mitchell and husband Jed of Birmingham
Vicky West of Atlanta
Sandra Harper and husband Gary of Meridian
Judy Rigdon and husband Daniel of Birmingham
Carol Sheperd and husband Ron of Montevallo, AL
1 Son: Robert Kellum and wife Marline of Birmingham
17 Grandchildren and 6 Great Grandchildren
Mr. Kellum was preceded in death by one grandson, Jed Mitchell.
Pallbearers: Gary Harper, Daniel Rigdon, Matt Sheperd, Dan Rigdon, Murvis McCollum and Carl Reid Lummus
Visitation will be held one hour prior to service at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. Milling Funeral Home of Union in charge of arrangements.