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Mary Lee (Ray) Marcum

January 20, 1950 ~ October 31, 2021 (age 71)

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Mary Lee Marcum, 72, of Franklin, MO passed away at her home on October 31, 2021. 

Mary was born in Sikeston, MO on January 20, 1950 a daughter of Lawrence and Virginia Jones Ray.  She married Richard Marcum in Boonville, MO on October 11, 1968.  He preceded her in death on March 30, 2021.

Prior to retirement, Mary was employed as a seamstress with Anabolic Laboratories in Columbia and Artex in Boonville.  She enjoyed reading and working crossword puzzles.

Survivors include two sons, Tony and Brad Marcum; three brothers, James Everett Ray, Billy Ray and Ricky Ray and four sisters, Glenda Rhorer, Donna Smith, Norma Skelton and Margaret Brandes and other family members and friends.

In addition to her husband, Mary was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Robert Ray.

Graveside services honoring her life will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, November 6, 2021 at the Fayette City Cemetery.

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Arrangements entrusted to Markland-Yager Funeral Home, New Franklin, MO.

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Graveside Service
November 6, 2021

11:00 AM
Fayette City Cemetery
Main Street
Fayette, MO 65248

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