Berneice F. Marcum

April 25, 2014

Berneice F. Marcum 92, passed away 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014 at IU Hospital in Lafayette, IN. She was born on January 8, 1922 in Frankfort, IN to Fred & Myrtle (Fickle) Reagan. Berneice married James Robert Marcum on August 12, 1950 in Danville, Illinois and he preceded her in death in November of 1987. Mrs. Marcum retired in 1988 after working over 35 years at National Cigar in Frankfort. She lived her entire life in Frankfort and had formerly attended the New Life Assembly Church. Her joy came from spending time with her family and reading her bible.

Visitation and Services

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at the Goodwin Funeral Home. The family will receive visitors one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park and memorials may be made to the Good Samaritan Fund at Wesley Manor. Online condolences may be made at

Survived by:

2 Sons: Robert D. (Wife-Anna) Marcum of Frankfort Terry L. (Wife-Janet) Marcum of Frankfort 1 Step Daughter: Amy (Husband-Rick) Collins of Chesterton, IN 14 Grandchildren and many Great Grandchildren also survive.

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by a son, David Michael in 1969, 2 Stepsons, 2 Stepdaughters and was the last of 11 brothers and sisters.


6 Condolences for “Berneice F. Marcum”

  1. Laura Berry April 27, 2014 at 4:10 pm

    On behalf of the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence, we extend our deepest sympathy to the Marcum family at this difficult time. We know how important she was to all of you and hope you cherish the moments that you had together.

  2. Darla Large April 28, 2014 at 4:32 am

    To the family of Bernice Marcum,
    Bernice was a patient loving lady, she was my boss at the cigar factory 46 years ago, so sorry for your loss. You all will be in my prayers…. God Bless You All!!!!!

  3. Dan Meeks April 28, 2014 at 11:31 am

    Terry and Bob, sorry to hear about your Mom my thoughts and prayers are with you guys.

  4. Judy Linscott April 28, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    I am so sorry .She was my best friend. I will miss her terribly.

  5. Jim & Gloria Hite April 30, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    Sorry to hear of Berniece’s passing. Truly a good person and loved GOD. Bible study friend.

  6. Steve Timmons May 1, 2014 at 12:31 am

    I am so sorry to hear this, I loved working with Bernice. She was a great person. Thanks for all the memories from the Cigar factory. God bless the Marcum Families.

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