Stephen Landrum Died April 8

By Stephen D. Bowling

Stephen Washington Landrum

County Native Died April 8 In Indiana

A cerebral hemorrhage proved fatal to Stephen Landrum; Breathitt county native, who succumbed Tuesday, April 8 at Starke Hospital, Knox, Indiana.

Mr. Landrum was born at Hardshell, Ky., March 23, 1902, the son of Robert and Georgia Day Landrum. He was employed as a factory worker in Knox, Indiana, and was a member of the Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Becky Landrum, three sons, Brownlow Landrum. Marion and James Landrum, and five daughters, Mrs. Margie McQuinn, Mrs. Barbara Spicer, Mrs. Martha Norris, Audrea Landrum, and Janice Landrum.

Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 11 at the Lost Creek Community Church with Rev. Leonard Jackson officiating.  Burial followed in the Ivy Point Cemetery under the direction of Ray & Blake Funeral Home.

The Jackson Times, April 17, 1958, page 1

Stephen W. Landrum was the son of William Robert “Bud” and Georiga (Day) Landrum. On December 12, 1925, he married Nancy Curtis, but the marriage did not last long. After his divorce, Stephen married Rebecca (Neace) Fugate on September 18, 1929, at Ned. They had eight children.

Stephen W. Landrum and his wife, Rebecca (Neace) Landrum.

Stephen Washington Landrum and his wife, Rebecca Landrum, are buried in the Ivy Point #1 Cemetery near Ned on Lost Creek in Breathitt County, Kentucky.

More information on Stephen W. Lanrdum’s burial can be found here.

© 2023 Stephen D. Bowling

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Director of the Breathitt County Public Library and Heritage Center in Jackson, Kentucky.
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