@Obit Header:Dorothy L. Wilson-Rymer
by Chike Nwakamma
Nov 04, 2013 | 1784 views | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Dorothy L. Wilson-Rymer, 84, passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.

Mrs. Rymer was born April 27, 1929, in Calhoun, the daughter of the late Virgil and Bessie (Quinn) McCollum. She was retired from EZ Mills, was a member of Oakland Heights Baptist Church and was a member of the Oakland Heights WMU.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Rev. Glenn Wilson; her second husband, Rev. Arthur D. Rymer; a sister, Bonnie L. Tumlin; and two brothers, Ray McCollum and Ira McCollum.

Surviving is her son and daughter-in-law, Lamar and Joyce Wilson of Cartersville; two grandchildren, Tina Mitchell and her husband, Joey of Florence, Ala., Andy Wilson and his wife JJ, of Cartersville; stepchildren, Larry and Beth Rymer of North Carolina, Bobbie and Bobby Joe Rymer of Cartersville, Ann and Royce Porter of Hendersonville, Tenn.; great-grandchildren, Andrew Mitchell, Carlee Drew Wilson, Claire Wilson; sisters and brothers-in-law, Jo and Ken Wall of Cartersville, Joyce and Sammy Neal of Cartersville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Marvin and Amy McCollum of Calhoun, Byrd and Marzell of Cartersville, Truman McCollum of Emerson, Larry and Jeannette McCollum of Cartersville, Bobby McCollum of Emerson; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 2, at 11 a.m. at Oakland Heights Baptist Church with Rev. Joe McKaig and Rev. Billy Wilson officiating.

Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.

Pallbearers will be Andy Wilson, Joey Mitchell, Andrew Mitchell, Byrd McCollum, Larry McCollum, Bobby McCollum and Truman McCollum.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Ladies Sunday School Class of Oakland Heights Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214-0800.

Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, is in charge of the arrangements.