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December 5, 2013

Mae Marcum Dyche


Staff Writer

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Mae Marcum Dyche, 87, London, Ky., departed from this earth on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, surrounded by those she loved at her home in Village Heights, London, Ky.

She was born Sept. 27, 1926 in Manchester, Ky., to the late William and Elsie Marcum.  She was married to Richard Dyche on June 1, 1950.  They were together for 60 years until his passing in 2010. 

She was preceded in death by one sister, Jude Campbell and three brothers, Carl, Ed and Fred Marcum. 

She is survived by her daughter Sally and a loving brother, Henry “Bud” Marcum of Lexington, Ky.; as well as many nieces and nephews.  She also leaves behind her extended family at Village Heights Assisted Living. Although not biologically related, she loved the staff and other residents with all her heart. They were truly family to her. 

Mrs. Dyche was a retired caseworker for the Department of Human Resources and a long time member of Calvary Baptist Church. She was famous for her love of life and laughter and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. 

Funeral service for Mae Marcum Dyche was conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 in the chapel of House-Rawlings Funeral Home with Jamie Maxey officiating. 

Burial followed at A.R. Dyche Memorial Park. 

The family received friends from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour.