Obituary: Nellie Jane Marcum


Nellie Jane Marcum, 83, Melbourne, Fla., died April 18. She was born Feb. 24, 1934, to the late Rufus and Jane (Thomas) Guilkey in Noblesville.

She worked as a floor manager at Reasner Drug Store in Greenfield, Ind. She subsequently lived in Tennessee and moved to Florida in 1998. Nellie was an active member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Melbourne, Fla.

Nellie is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Raymond Marcum; daughter Rebecca Marcum;  son Douglas Marcum; sisters Joann Pickett and Joyce Burrow; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son, David Levi Marcum and sisters Evelyn Morris and Betty King.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.


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