Dr. Marian R. Hume, 82, of Marshall, died Wednesday, July 4, 2007, at Elmwood Care Center in Elmwood Park, Ill.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 9, 2007, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall with Rev. Wayne Doolin officiating. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund. Online condolences may be sent to www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Oct. 19, 1924, in Saline County, she was the daughter of the late James P. Hume and Clara M. Leimkuehler Hume. She was a graduate of Marshall High School, a 1944 graduate of Southwest Baptist College and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Baylor University. She was a graduate of University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and received a master's degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. In 1964, she received a doctoral degree in religious education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. She completed additional studies at University of Missouri-Columbia, Central Missouri State University, Central Carolina Piedmont College and South Piedmont Community College. She was a retired school teacher, teaching various age levels in Saline County rural schools, Pilot Grove High School, Union County Public Schools and at Wingate Junior College in Wingate, N.C. from 1964 to 1970 and at Wingate Elementary School, fifth grade, from 1970 to 1990. She was supervisor of the Preschool Laboratory School at New Orleans Seminary for two years. In addition, she served two years as Minister of Education at Grey Stone Church, Durham, N.C., two years as Minister of Education and Music at Baptist Temple in Reidsville, N.C. and two years as a career missionary with the SBC Home Mission Board in Goodwill Center ministry. She was a member of First Baptist Church, D.A.R. in North Carolina and the National Educational Association. In the Union Baptist Association, she devoted 30 years to serving as a WMU officer and 15 years as WMU Director. She served four years on the Sunday School Assist Team, five years as discipleship training director and three years as media director. She maintained dual residences in Marshall and in Wingate since 1964.
Survivors include many cousins and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Elmer Hume.
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