Blue Ridge Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens

5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, WV


Mrs. Wanda Carol (Adkins) Marcum

December 2, 1947January 12, 2020

On Sunday, January 12, 2020, Wanda Carol Adkins Marcum, age 72, of Beckley, WV went home to be with the Lord. She has won the battle.

Wanda was born on December 2, 1947 in Piney View, WV. She was the daughter of Lacy and Gladys Martin Adkins, of Stanaford. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 50 years, Julius (Skip) Marcum; son Joseph Marcum; and son-in-law Jack Adkins. Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter Lisa Adkins of Lanark; grandchildren Justin Adkins, and his wife Lauren, of Cool Ridge, Julie Farley and her husband Chase, of Shady Spring, and Amy Marcum of North Carolina; great grandchildren Madelyn, Jase, Ryder, Olivia, and Caroline; and siblings Janet Miller of Oak Hill, Norma Meadows and her husband Carl, of Cool Ridge, Mavis McQuillen of Stanaford, Shelia Hurst of Florida, and Lacy Adkins and his wife Carol, of Stanaford. Wanda worked in retail and was a devoted caregiver for many years. She loved to shop and spend time with her family and friends. She was a member of Mabscott Baptist Church. The family extends special thanks to Hospice of Southern WV home health visitors and Bowers Hospice House. Visitation will be on Thursday, January 16, 2020, 6 - 8pm, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home. The memorial service will be on Friday, January 17, 2020, at 1pm, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home. Pastor Doug Holley and Homer (Porky) Marcum will be officiating. Justin Adkins, Chase Farley, Porky Marcum, Darrell Clark, Andrew Adkins, and James Burton will be serving as pallbearers. Donations may be made to Hospice of Southern WV in memory of Wanda Marcum. Online condolences may be offered at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com Blue Ridge Funeral Home has the honor of serving the family.


  • Justin Adkins, Active Pallbearer
  • Chase Farley, Active Pallbearer
  • Homer (Porky) Marcum, Active Pallbearer
  • Darrell Clark, Active Pallbearer
  • Andrew Adkins, Active Pallbearer
  • James Burton, Active Pallbearer


  • Visitation Thursday, January 16, 2020
  • Funeral Service Friday, January 17, 2020
  • Burial Friday, January 17, 2020


Mrs. Wanda Carol (Adkins) Marcum

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Amy Marcum

January 14, 2020

I always remember mawmaw telling me she will love me unconditionally. I love you may you rest in peace.