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 Grace McCollum Neal, 73, of Taylorsville, Mississippi, passed from her earthly home to her heavenly home on Monday, March 1, 2021, at Merit Health Wesley in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She was born Tuesday, December 16, 1947, in Taylorsville, Mississippi.

          Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 4, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Clear Creek Baptist Church in Taylorsville, Mississippi.

          Funeral Services will be held Thursday, March 4, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Clear Creek Baptist Church in Taylorsville. The burial will follow in Clear Creek Cemetery. Bro Tim McNeil will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Taylorsville is in charge of arrangements. (601) 785-6564

          Mrs. Grace was a member of Clear Creek Baptist Church of Taylorsville, Mississippi.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, and friend.  She enjoyed cooking, working in her garden, working with her flowers, taking care of her grands and two great-grands, and spending time with her family.  She will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends.

          She was preceded in death by parents, Hilton McCollum and Ethyl Yelverton McCollum; son, Chad Neal; infant son, Kevin Dewayne Neal; and two brothers, Paul C. McCollum and Cecil McCollum.

          Survivors include her loving husband of fifty-six years, Bobby Neal of Taylorsville; son, Donald Neal and fiance April Horn, of Taylorsville; two grandchildren, Michael Neal and wife, Chamberlyn, of Taylorsville, and Nikki Neal and husband Trey Smith, of Taylorsville; step-grandchildren, Ky Buckley and JT McDaniel both of Taylorsville; two great-grandchildren, Gracelynn Neal and Kaylynn Neal both of Taylorsville; one sister, Nell Dickens of Collins; one brother-in-law, Johnny Neal and wife, Mary Lois, of New Albany; and a host of other family members and friends.

          Pallbearers will be Jacob Horn, Donald Wayne Yelverton, Randell Welborn, Trey Smith, Josh Robinson, and Ky Buckley. Honorary pallbearers will be Gabe Horn, Lane Welborn, and Joseph Yelverton.

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