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Carolyn Marcum Morris, 71, Campbellsville, KY (1950-2021)

Mrs. Carolyn Marcum Jean (Murphy) Morris of Campbellsville passed away on Thursday, August 27th, 2021. She was 71 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11amET on Monday, August 30, 2021, at Auberry Funeral Home, 503 East Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Entombment will follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is requested from 5pmET until 8pmET on Sunday, August 29, 2021, at Auberry Funeral Home.

Mrs. Carolyn Marcum Jean (Murphy) Morris, daughter of the late James "Bill" Wesley Murphy and Elle Frances (Cull) Murphy, was born in Taylor County on April 27th, 1950, and departed this life peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, August 27th, 2021, in Campbellsville, Kentucky.

She professed her faith in Christ. Carolyn was a member of the American Legion of Campbellsville.

Carolyn was a very loving mother and grandmother. She showed great care and compassion to all who knew her. She had a passion for dancing and loved watching country music videos.

She built starters at Ingersoll Rand in Campbellsville and retired after many years of employment.

She united in marriage to James "Jimmy" Morris, who precedes her in death on October 13th, 2018.

Survived by:
  • One son: JJ Marcum of Campbellsville, Kentucky.
  • One granddaughter: Lexi Marcum of Campbellsville, Kentucky.
  • Two step-grandsons: Shawn Larger and wife, Becca and Darrin Larger, all of Campbellsville, Kentucky.
  • One unborn great-granddaughter: Laklynn Marcum.
  • Three sisters: Mary Ann Thomas and husband, Bernard, of Calvary; Diane Bland and husband Ricky, of Campbellsville; and Betty Burris and husband Danny, of Russell Springs.
  • One brother: Billy Murphy of Campbellsville.
Besides her parents and husband, Mrs. Marcum is preceded in death by her daughter-in-law, Jackie Marcum.

Pallbearers: Shawn Thomas, Jagger Thomas, John Marcum, Scott Abell, Kevin Abell and Robbie Rogers.

Honorary pallbearers: Billy Murphy and Donnie Marcum.

In lieu of flowers the family has ask for expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Hosparus of Green River and can be made at the funeral home.

Auberry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Carolyn Marcum Morris, 71, Campbellsville, KY (1950-2021)

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