Barbara Marcum Andrews

March 13, 1935July 9, 2018

Barbara Marcum Andrews, 83, of Phoenix passed away peacefully at Hospice of the Valley’s Dobson House on July 9, 2018. Barbara was born on March 13, 1935 in Beaumont, CA to parents Hermond Shirley Ball. She was raised by her father Hermond and stepmother, Joyce Ball in Arizona since 1943. Her siblings are Bernice (deceased) Donald (deceased). Her half-brothers are Leslie and Richard. Her stepsisters are Laurie and Michele. Barbara married Lynn Marcum in 1951. Barbara became a widow in 1972 when Lynn Marcum passed away. She later married Marvin Andrews in 1978. She was married to Marvin until 2004 when he passed away. Barbara is survived by her children Rikki, Jerry and David , stepchildren Bil and Barbara, sons-in-law Bruce and Kerry, daughters-in-law Sara, Sharon, grandchildren, Casey, Pamela, Sarah, and Brandon M., Brandon A., Jonathan and spouse Karen, Great Grandchildren Samantha, Kaitlin, Trevor and Jaxon, as well as many nieces and nephews in the Valley. Barbara’s five children, 6 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren were her pride and joy. Barbara graduated from Saint Mary’s where she obtained her BSBA. Barbara was a very religious woman and passionate member of her beloved North Phoenix Baptist Church. She was a dedicated member of the Girl Scouts of America and Leader of Troop 866 in Phoenix from 1957-1964. Barbara worked for AiResearch Mfg. then later created and managed Barbara M. Andrews & Associates, a personal and professional development firm. Barbara’s hobbies included family history, photography and genealogy. Barbara was fiercely loved by her family and friends. We were truly blessed to have her in our lives and will strive to honor her memory. Services will be held at Green Acres Mortuary & Cemetery, on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of the Valley or the Salvation Army.


  • Jonathan Marcum
  • Brandon Marcum
  • Kerry Nye
  • Bil Andrews
  • Brandon Andrews
  • Michael Piceno


  • Funeral Service Monday, July 16, 2018

Barbara Marcum Andrews

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Virginia Richardson

July 16, 2018

We met Barbara over 65 years ago at the first Food City store, my husband had been a friend of Lynn’s since grade school.
We have fond memories of Barbara, Lynn and the children.
Barbara was an amazing woman!
Our sympathy to the family.
Virginia and Morris Richardson