Moss Service Funeral Home

1901 2Nd Ave North West, Cullman, AL


Ernest Earl Collum

October 5, 1941November 2, 2019

Ernest Earl Collum, Jr. passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2019. His is preceded in death by two wives: Sandra Teague Collum and Debra Smith Collum; his parents and step-mother and one great grandson. He leaves to cherish his memory his children: Karen (Keith) Ballenger, Sheila Collum, Michael (Melissa) Collum and Ginger (Sonny) Duke; sister, Carlen (Alva J.) Thompson; 3 half-brothers; 7 half-sisters; 9 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren and one to be here in 2020; 3 step grandchildren, 6 step great grandchildren, 7 step great great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. The Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be held at Moss Service Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Center Hill Cemetery in Hanceville. In lieu of flowers, donations can be given to the family to assist with funeral expenses.


  • Karen (Keith) Ballenger, Sheila Collum and Ginger (Sonny) Duke, Daughters
  • Michael (Melissa) Collum, Son
  • Carlen (Alva J.) Thompson, Sister
  • Preceded in Death By, _____ (deceased)
  • Sandra Teague Collum, Wife (deceased)
  • Debra Smith Collum, Wife (deceased)


  • Celebration of Life Funeral Service Tuesday, November 5, 2019
  • Interment Tuesday, November 5, 2019


Ernest Earl Collum

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Darren "Dusty" Tolbert

November 5, 2019

Earnest was a kind and big hearted man, Thank you for all you did for me you will never know what it meant in my life.
You will be missed by all who knew you and who loved you.
Earnest Collum, we bless you and thank you for being a part of our lives. we honor your life on earth and we pray for your peace ever after. We will not forget you.
Go well into the kingdom of heaven.

Amy Rhoades

November 4, 2019

So sorry for the loss of your father, praying for yall.