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Gladys M. McCollum

Gladys M. McCollum, 83, Lanesville, died Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany.
Born Aug. 23, 1927, in Harrison County, she was the daughter of the late Noah and Lola Mosier Adamson.
She was owned and operated her own beauty shop for many years in her home, was a 50-year member of the Old Capitol Saddle Club, was one of the first female firefighters in Indiana and was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Georgetown.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Everett McCollum, and a son, Brian McCollum.
She is survived by a son, Brent McCollum of Lanesville; a daughter, Brenda Jacobi of Lanesville; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Wednesday, March 2, from noon to 8 p.m. and Thursday, March 3, after 9 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Thursday, March 3, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Wolfe Cemetery in Georgetown.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Christ United Methodist Church Building Fund.