Nancy Cherie McCollum, 58, was a native of Atlanta, Ga., and resident of Houma, La., died at 7:43 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011.
Ms. McCollum was an eccentric humanitarian who believed in honesty and love. She was a woman who mastered the art of thought and rejected arrogance. She loved her children and grandchildren to the point of exhaustion.
She is survived by her sons, Brandon and Peter Bourg Jr.; daughters, Cynthia Bourg and Alicia (Sammy) Verret; stepmother, Judy McCollum; brothers, Rodney (Ruth) and Joe McCollum Jr.; sister, Sandra (Daniel) Bean; and nine grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Helen McCollum; and sister, Robin Britt. (Chauvin)