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Obituary for Margaret Branon McCollum

Margaret Branon McCollum, 84, of Arden, went home to be with the Lord on January 2, 2022.

Margaret was born March 12, 1937 in Yadkin County, NC to the late Claud and Vonie Branon. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Asheville, and she was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Margaret will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brothers, James, William and Robert Branon; and grandchildren, David and Sarah Dougherty.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 69 years, Lonnie McCollum; children, Mark McCollum (Pam) and Susan Dougherty; and granddaughter, Kaitlyn DeBerardino (Joey).

The family will receive friends Wednesday, January 5, 2022 from 1:00 to 2:00pm at First Baptist Church, Asheville. A celebration of life service will immediately follow at the church with Rev. Leah Brown officiating. Burial will be in Mountain View Memorial Park.