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Ruby Marcum, age 89 of Monticello, Ky., passed away Tuesday, July
12, 2016 at UK Medical Center in Lexington, Ky.
She was born February 21, 1927 in Albany, Ky. the daughter of the
late Vernon and Tilda (Jones) Owens.
She is survived by one son—Stanley Eugene "Bud" Marcum (Deloris) of
Albany, Ky.; two daughters—Faye Ann Means (Russell) and Geraldine
"Gerry" Shelton both of Monticello, Ky.; one son-in-law—Robert
Shelton; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by two brothers—Leonard Owens of Franklin, Ind.
and Klemon Owens of Albany, Ky.; three sisters—Dorothy Shelton of
Fla., Jean Gregory of Monticello, Ky., and Viola "Ollie" Hancock of
New Castle, Ind.; along with a host of family and friends who mourn
her passing.
She was preceded in death by her husband—Joe Stanley Marcum; one
daughter—Betty Sue Shelton; one son-in-law—David Shelton; one brother—
Cecil Owens; one sister—Hazel Rains; and one grandchild—Kimberly Means.
She was a Christian all her adult life and was a member of the
Fairview Church of Christ.
Funeral services were held Friday, July 15, 2016 at 2 p.m. in the
funeral home chapel with Bro. Tommy Nelson officiating. Burial was in
the Fairview Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of
donations to: Fairview/Buncum Cemetery.
Hicks-Vaughn Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Published on July 19, 2016
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