Whitesburg KY

Rites held for Della Marcum

Della Mae Marcum, 80, of Deane, died April 19 at Pikeville Medical Center.

A daughter of the late Thomas J. and Edna Niece Helton, she was the widow of James Marcum.

She was a sister of the late Yvonne Hall, Mary Ruth Johnson, and Eunice Faye Helton.

Surviving are two sons, Jeffrey Marcum of Hazard and James N. Marcum of Ocala, Fla.; two daughters, Della Yvonne Johnson of Deane, and Julia Giles of Madisonville, Tenn.; a brother, Thomas J. Helton III, of Talbott, Tenn.; three sisters, Janet Hargis of Killen, Ala., Annette Lee of Georgetown, S.C., and Theresa Noble of Deane; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Marcum were held April 23 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the American Legion Cemetery at Whitesburg.

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