Brenda Gail Marcum, 79, of Brownsville, Indiana, passed away Saturday, April 17, 2021 at her residence.

She was born on October 5, 1941 to Lloyd Glen and Alpha Mae (Smith) Blair, and she graduated from Connersville High School in 1959.

In 1962, she married Robert L. Marcum at Calvary Baptist Church. Mr. Marcum survives.

Along with her husband, Brenda had attended Calvary Baptist Church and Connersville Baptist Temple.

She was employed for Avco in Richmond for several years, and she was later employed for the Richmond State Hospital as a charge psych technician.

In her leisure, she enjoyed gardening (especially flowers). She was a devoted mother and grandmother, and she also greatly loved her pets.

Other than her husband, Robert L. Marcum, survivors include three children, Brent (Susie) Marcum of Liberty, Shawna (Dale) Bass of Brownsville, and Tanya (Darren Hoskin) Melody; four grandchildren, Christopher (Tara) Robinson of Richmond, Dale Bass III of Brownsville, Megan (Jerry Ervin) Bass of Connersville, and Elijah Marcum of Liberty; three great grandchildren, Mason Robinson, Jackson Robinson, and Nevaeh Ervin; and several cousins.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her special friend, Carolyn Bunyard.

A private service will be held at the convenience of the family with Pastor Robert Lee officiating. Burial will be in Dale Cemetery. Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be made anytime at