John Raymond Marcum

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Mr. John Raymond Marcum, 86, of Petersburg, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2007, at the V.A. Hospital in Murfreesboro.

Mr. Marcum was a native of Kentucky. He was an army veteran of World War II and was retired from Redstone Arsenal. He was a farmer and a member of the Lincoln County Farm Bureau.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Price and Bettie Hall Marcum, and two brothers, Lester and Virgil Marcum.

He is survived by a sister, Catherine Rice of Ohio; several nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and nephews.

Services were conducted Sunday, Dec. 16, at the chapel of the Gallant Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Hames officiating. Burial followed at the Old Orchard Cemetery in Petersburg.