Bessie Marcum, 93, of Breeden, WV passed away Oct. 4, 2013 at Martin County Health Care Facility.

Born Jan. 22, 1920 in Martin County, KY, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Lowe and Angeline Lowe Marcum.

In addition to her parents, she is preceeded in death by: her husband, Chester Marcum; sons, Charles and Ralph Marcum; grandson, Christopher Marcum; brothers, Espen Lowe and Chester Lowe; and sisters, Hazel Kirk and Ivajean Blackburn.

Bessie is survived by: a daughter, Kathy Marcum of Breeden, WV; a son, Eugene Marcum of Kermit, WV; and five grandchildren, Nicole Gibson, Eric Gibson, Randall Gibson, Ralph Tony Marcum, and Nadine Williams.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM, Monday, October 7, 2013, at Zion Church in Breeden, WV. Curtis Booth will officiate. Burial will follow in the Marcum Cemetery, Breeden, WV.

Visitation will begin at 2:00 PM Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013 at the church