Martha Marcum, 88, of Campbellsville, died at 12:25 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, in Campbellsville.
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Daughter of the late Arvin Thomas Burba and Eva Lee Phillips Burba, she was born in LaRue County, Ky., on Sept. 25, 1924.
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Saloma Baptist Church.
She was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville.
She was married to William Marrell Marcum on Aug. 5, 1939. He preceded her in death Feb. 2, 1995.
Survivors include five sons and a daughter, Tommy Marcum and his wife, Shirley, of Greensburg, Ky., Mike Marcum and his wife, Annetta, Hack Marcum and his wife, Sylvia, Harold Marcum, Larry Marcum and his wife, Darlene, and Shelia Morgeson and her husband, Lanny, all of Campbellsville; 13 grandchildren, David Marcum of California, John Marcum and his wife, Laura Lee, Josh Marcum and his wife, Lynn, Brandi Marcum, Angie Marcum-Call and her husband, Casey, Sherri Benningfield and Dianna Milby and her husband, Todd, of Campbellsville, Tim Marcum of Simpsonville, Ky., Joe Morgeson and his wife, Tammy, of Berea, Ky., Daphni Price and her husband, Jeremy, of Georgetown, Ky., Rodney Morgeson and his wife, Misty, of Bardstown, Ky., Joey Livers and Jimmy Dan Livers of Lebanon, Ky.; 18 great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn Benningfield, Andrew Benningfield, Hannah Marcum, Jacob Marcum, Luke Marcum, Landon Marcum, Weston Mitchell, Riley Milby, Madie Call, Chelsey Morgeson, Zach Morgeson, Cameron Morgeson, Madison Morgeson, Olivia Price, Shiana Livers, Joseph Livers, Samuel Livers and J.D. Livers; a brother and a sister, William Charlie Burba of Hodgenville, Ky. and Dorothy Rodgers of Louisville, Ky.; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by a son, William Robert Marcum in infancy; a grandson, William Boyd Perkins III; and three brothers and two sisters, Frank Burba, Tom Burba, Floyd Burba, Mary Lee Davis and Lucy Helen Harned.
Funeral was Saturday, Sept. 29, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville. The Revs. John Chowning and Donnie Blick officiated.
Burial was in Carlisle-Milby Cemetery in Green County, Ky.
Published in Central Kentucky News-Journal on Oct. 4, 2012