Ellen Siler Marcum, age 81 of Middlesboro died June 14 at the Middlesboro ARH. She was born Oct. 26, 1922 in Pruden the daughter of the late Joe and Pearl Baker Siler. She was a member of the Fonde Baptist Church where she served as secretary-treasurer for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Marcum; parents.
She is survived by her daughter, Betty and husband, Donnie Powers of Cumberland Gap; son, Larry and wife, Debbie Marcum of Middlesboro; grandchildren, Kris Wilburn, Phillip Powers, James Ralph Marcum, Robin Freeman and Michael Marcum; six great grandchildren; sisters, Opal Orick of LaFollette and Mary Hummell of Louisville, Ky; brothers, Joe Siler, Salt Lick, Ky, Rusty Siler, London, Ky; special sister-in-law, Mary Kelly; special friends, Georgia Powers and Elta Garland.
Funeral services were June 17 at the Creech Funeral Home with Rev. Donnie Powers and Rusty Siler presiding. Music was provided by the Powers family. Interment was in the Green Hills Memorial Garden. Pallbearers were Denny Orick, Phillip Powers, Conley Wilburn, Jr., James Ralph Marcum, Michael Marcum, Teddy Freeman and Robert Wilson.
Creech Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.