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Alwilda "Dolly" Ruth (Smith) Marcum

December 17, 1934 ~ October 28, 2022 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Obituary

Alwilda Ruth “Dolly” Smith Marcum, age 87, of Hodgenville, passed away Friday, October 28, 2022, at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville.

 

Fierce, funny and feisty, she was a member of Hodgenville United Methodist Church; was a lifelong homemaker, as well as farmer, business owner, store clerk and childcare provider for Kids Crew.  Dolly loved genealogy and was a charter member of the LaRue County Genealogy Society, a member of Captain Jacob VanMeter Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a member of the LaRue County Homemakers for over 60 years.

 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Robert “Pete” Marcum; a son, Timothy Wade Marcum; her parents, Glen Wallace and Sarah Nell Cromwell Smith; a brother, Wayne T. Smith and her lifelong best friend, Nancy B. Raine.

 

Dolly is survived by a daughter, Sarah (Paul) Hornback of Hodgenville; a son, Brent (Tammy) Marcum of Waco; a sister, Beverly (Pat) Heath of Hodgenville; six grandchildren, Jessica “Katy”, Ben and Sam Hornback, Tim and Nathan Lykins and Alicia Brab; thirteen great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

 

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 2, at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with Bro. Bruce Hiner officiating.  Burial will follow in Red Hill Cemetery.

 

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

 

 

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
November 1, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home
208 W. Water St.
Hodgenville, KY 42748

Visitation
Wednesday
November 2, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home
208 W. Water St.
Hodgenville, KY 42748

Funeral Service
Wednesday
November 2, 2022

11:00 AM
Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home
208 W. Water St.
Hodgenville, KY 42748

Burial following funeral service
Wednesday
November 2, 2022

Red Hill Cemetery
315 S. Greensburg Street
Hodgenville, KY 42748

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