Grace Marcum

Wednesday, May 3, 2006

MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Grace Archer Marcum, 80, of Marble Hill died Monday, May 1, 2006, at her home.

She was born Sept. 10, 1925, in Camden, N.J., daughter of Frank W. and Clara Fuller Keen. She and Jesse Archer were married Nov. 22, 1943. He died in 1983. She then married John Marcum Jan. 28, 1987. He died in 1996.

Marcum was a nurse aide several years, and was a member of Whitewater Christian Church.

Survivors include three sons, Jesse Archer of St. Louis, John Archer of Clayton, N.J., Paul Archer of Louisville, Ky.; three daughters, Carol Lincoln and Grace Humphries of Marble Hill, June Sampolski of Sicklerville, N.J.; a brother, Paul Keen of Ocala, Fla.; 21 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers.

Friends may call at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill from 4 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Alan Martin officiating. Burial will be in Whitewater Christian Church Cemetery near Yount, Mo.