Curtis Edward DUMOND Living DUMOND Jacie Belle PITTMAN Mini tree diagram

Vergie Alice DUMOND1,4,3,2

27th Dec 19193 - 21st Jun 20061

Life History

27th Dec 1919

Born in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.1,2

(most likely)

Mar 1920

Born in Arkansas County, Arkansas.3

(less likely)

21st Jun 2006

Died in Stuttgart, Arkansas, Arkansas.1

(residence at time of death)

26th Jun 2006

Buried in Lone Tree Cemetery, Stuttgart, Arkansas, Arkansas, by Turpin Funeral Home.1


  • 1920 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, (no date) April, PointDeLuce Township, District 195, page 8A, Hse/Fam #151
    Dumond, Curtis Head Rents  M W 22 AR AR AR Farm Laborer
    Dumond, Jacie Wife F W 19 IN IN IN
    Dumond, Virgie Dau F W 0months [= less than 1 months old at censusdate] AR AR IN

    1930 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 6 May, Point DeLuceTownship, District 22, page 7A, DeWitt Rd, Hse/Fam #146
    Dumond, Curtis Head Rents  M W 32 AR AR AR Farmer
    Dumond, Jacie Wife F W 29 IN IN IN
    Dumond, Virgie Dau F W 10 AR AR IN

    Vergie's Obituary provides a lot of detail about her life and family.From this I first learned her mother's maiden name, Pittman.  Notealso the spelling of Vergie's name.  I found it interesting that theobituary gives no middle name for Vergie.  I wonder if she did nothave one.

    Vergie Dumond Denman McCollum

    Vergie Dumond Denman McCollum, 86, died June 21, 2006.

    She was born Dec. 27, 1919, in DeWitt to Curtis and Jacie PittmanDumond. Her husband, Maurice McCollum, and her former husband, AlDenman of Stuttgart, preceded her in death.

    When she was 15, she moved to Stuttgart with her family. She graduatedfrom Stuttgart High School the next year and remained a resident ofthe city until her death. She was a businesswoman and farmer andattended Arkansas A&M College in Monticello. During World War II, sheworked as a bookkeeper for Walt Disney Studios in California andhelped in the war effort as a munitions inspector for the Lone StarAmmunition Depot in Texarkana.

    Following the war, she was a bookkeeper for Rice Belt Butane andEnterprise Gas many years. She also owned and operated the MajesticDress Shop.

    She eventually retired to farm life full-time and spent her remainingyears traveling the world, visiting with family, and working withfriends in the community. She loved to read and, after maculardegeneration took her sight, she continued to read through theArkansas Services for the Blind books on tape program and oftenlistened to six-eight books a week.

    She was a life-long member of First United Methodist Church, the MaryJohn Circle, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Yoder HomeDemonstration Club and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

    She is survived by her daughter, Allison Denman Holland of LittleRock; two granddaughters, Allison Brooks Fenner and her husband, Chad,and Anne Denman Holland; and one great grandson, Elijah Dean Fenner,of Austin, TX. Close family members are her sister, Mary Oliver, andher niece Karen Carnahan and her husband, Charles, of Stuttgart;nieces Lynne Siems and her husband, Curtis, and Brooks Holt and herhusband, Dennis, of South Carolina; special friends John and JudyConrad, and a host of great nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

    The funeral was held June 26 at First United Methodist Church inStuttgart, with burial at Lone Tree Cemetery by Turpin Funeral Home.In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to MacularDegeneration research, First United Methodist Church of Stuttgart, orto a charity of the donor’s choice.
    --  DeWitt Era-Enterprise, 28 June 2006,

    Vergie Dumond McCollum
    Birth Dec. 27, 1919
    Death Jun. 21, 2006
    Burial Lone Tree Cemetery, Stuttgart, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    Created by Laura Davis Aug 13, 2011
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #74865003,


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