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Franklin "Frank" Auston McCallum

February 16, 1942 — July 5, 2023




Mr. Franklin “Frank” Auston McCallum, age 81, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2023, at Spring Creek Health Care in Murray, Kentucky.


          Mr. McCallum was born on February 16, 1942, in Murray, Kentucky to the late Lloyd Auston McCallum and Letha (Green) McCallum. He was an ordained minister through the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and last served as a minister for the Garfield Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Garfield, Kentucky. Mr. McCallum was a poet, writer, loved bluegrass music, was a hospital Chaplin, and worked with the drug coalition in both Breckinridge and Crittenden County, Kentucky.


          In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Greg Auston McCallum and Alan Lane McCallum.


          Survivors include his wife, Nira Dean (Hall) McCallum of Murray, Kentucky; one daughter, Gina Ann (McCallum) Jones and husband Larry of Murray, Kentucky; one son, Michael Shane McCallum and wife Jessica of Murray, Kentucky; one sister Anna Wells and husband Don of Murray, Kentucky; as well as 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.


          A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, July 15, 2023, at the Coles Campground Church.


          Expressions of sympathy can be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-9959.


          Online condolences can be made at,     



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