Peaceful 09

Nancy Elizabeth 'Beth' Marcum

April 5, 1981 ~ July 3, 2020 (age 39)


Nancy Elizabeth ‘Beth’ Marcum, born in Knoxville, Tennessee on April 5, 1981, departed this life on July 3, 2020. Beth, who professed her faith and trust in Christ early in her life, was a graduate of Oneida High School and Furman University. She studied art at Furman and in Chicago and Italy and was a member of the art communities in Greenville, South Carolina and Atlanta. 

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Horace and Wilma Gann of Chattanooga, Tennessee and Allen Marcum of Oneida and aunt Nancy Sue Gann and uncle David Gann of Chattanooga. 

She is survived by parents Steve and Carol Marcum of Oneida, brother Stephen Marcum of Charleston, South Carolina, grandmother Jean Marcum of Oneida, aunt Deborah Gann of Chattanooga, aunt Patti (Josh) Collins of Salem, South Carolina, aunt Carol Lowe (William) of Martinez, Georgia, uncle Michael F. (Fred) Marcum of Oneida, many extended family members and numerous cousins in whom she took great delight. 

She was appreciative of all who extended their love and friendship to her over the years. Her wish was for a private family service. 

Interment will be at the Sunnyview Cemetery on the family property. 

Because of her life long concern for the underserved and neglected, those who wish to leave memorials may make donations to Almost Home Animal Rescue, 169 Brooklawn St., Farragut Tennessee 37934 or for the benefit of the RAM 2020 local medical clinic at Remote Area Medical, c/o Appalachian Life Quality Initiative, 271 S. Main Street, Oneida, TN 37841 (or online at or through

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