Jones and Son Funeral Home: Obituaries

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Christopher Wallace Marcum Christopher Wallace Marcum
(August 28, 1982 - November 2, 2011)

Christopher Wallace Marcum, age 29 of Oneida, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

Born in Oneida, Tennessee on August 28, 1982 he was the son of Jerry W. and Christy Shoemaker Marcum

He was preceded in death by grandparents, Floyd Hurstle Shoemaker, James Wallace and wife Edith Thompson Marcum; two aunts, Diana Sue Carlil and Beverly Marcum Cook

Chris is survived by his children, Amy Lynn age 7, James Wallace Dean age 6 and Josie Ann age 3; mother of his children, Rebecca Terry Marcum all of Oneida; his parents, Jerry W. and Christy Shoemaker Marcum of Oneida; one brother, Nathan Marcum and wife Ashley; one sister, Jera Rector and husband Grant all of Oneida; Grandmother, Helen V. Martin Shoemaker of Oneida; uncles and aunts, James Phillips Marcum of Oneida, Felicia Carson of Nashville TN, Josetta McLaughlin and husband Gerald of Chicago IL, Cheryl Butler of Oneida, Boolie Stephens and husband Tom of Knoxville, TN, Brom Shoemaker and wife Jenny and Martin Shoemaker and wife Barbara all of Oneida. He also leaves nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

Friends may visit with the Marcum family on Saturday, November 5, 2011 from 5 p.m. until time of funeral services at 8 p.m. at the Bethlehem Baptist Church with Bro. Willie Boyatt and Bro. John Vernon Thompson, Sr. officiating. Music was provided by Elizabeth Carroll and John Vernon Thompson, Jr. Graveside services will be conducted Sunday November 6th at 11 a.m. in the Marcum Kidd Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers: Dwayne Stephens, Anthony “Ziggy” Seiber, Alley Hayes, Kevin Cross, Tim “Peanut” Claiborne, Bryan Chambers, Trey Shoemaker, Anthony Boyatt, and James “Worm” Williams.

Honorary pallbearers: Ben Cooper, Fate Cooper, Harold Brewster, Josh Cross, Victor Watson, Ben Crabtree, Denny Brewster, Ralph Boyatt, Phillip Johnson, Chris Norwood, Coty Bond and Sean Spradlin.

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Jones & Son Funeral Home is serving the family of Christopher Wallace Marcum.