George Wade Kellum

George Wade Kellum

George Wade Kellum, 80, of Hamburg, died June 9, 2014 at the Ashley County Medical Center.

He was a lifelong resident of Hamburg, was an auctioneer, and was of the Baptist Faith. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing, hunting and buying and reselling items.

Mr. Kellum was preceded in death by one son, Hubert Kellum; and his parents, Albert and Ola Vell Sherion Kellum.

Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Georgia Knowels Kellum; two sons, George Kellum, Jr., wife Denise and Jimmy Kellum, wife Lisa all of Goodwill, La.; two daughters, Debra Albritton and husband Will of La Grange, Texas, and Amanda Kellum of Hamburg;  two brothers, Willard Kellum and wife Lois of Star City, and  Doyle Kellum and wife Rhonda of Conway; five sisters, Jean Crews, JoRene Leveritt, Dellazine Ogden and Elizabeth Phillips all of Hamburg, and Sue Doshier and husband Bobby of Monticello; six grandchildren, Bobby Wade Kellum, Christy Kellum, Amy Kellum, Angel Carpenter, Jamie Grice and Emma Albritton and a host of other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Funeral services will be held June 13 at 3 p.m. at Cromwell Funeral Home Chapel in Hamburg with Bros. Joel Meredith and Michael Kelley officiating. Visitation is at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. prior to funeral services.

Pallbearers are Marty Baker, Michael Doshier, Wade Doshier, Ronnie Nelms, Tommy Browning and Bradley Leveritt. Honorary pallbearers are Kenny and Chad Leveritt. Burial will be at Promise Land Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Arkansas Baptist Children’s Home, 222 W. Pope St., Monticello, AR 71655.