Mary Elizabeth Marcum, 68, of rural Fayette County passed away early Thursday morning, September 30, 2021 at her home.

One of four children of Chester Lee Davis and Arlis J. (Morris) Mullen, Mary was born in Corsicana, Texas on June 2, 1953.

On June 17, 1967, Mary was married to Ruford Marcum, Jr. in Beaumont, Texas and they made Fayette County their home in 1986. Mr. Marcum survives.

Mary was a dedicated mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, taking great pride in caring for her family. She was a member of Park Road Christian Center.

Besides her mother, Arlis J. Mullen, and her husband of 54 years, Ruford Marcum, Mary is survived by two children, Ruford “Buddy” (Sonja) Marcum, III of Rushville, and Michelle (Donnie) Madden of Connersville; nine grandchildren, Vanesa (Brad) McQueen, Makenzie (Tommy) Watts, Haley Ernstes, Matthew (Lindsey) Marcum, Katelyn Marcum, Steven (Morgan) Madden, Justin (Celena) Madden, Cortney (Dustin) Lakes, and Kristina Madden; sixteen great-grandchildren; three brothers, Robbie (Sheila) Davis of Hubbard, Texas, Randy (Tisha) Davis of Baytown, Texas, and Ricky (Donna) Davis, of New Orleans, Louisiana; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Mary was preceded in death by her father, Chester Davis; grandson-in-law, Kurtley Ernstes; father and mother-in-law, Ruford and Evelyn Marcum.

Family and friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. Reverend Lester Rose will officiate.

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