Balam A. Marcom
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Farmer Branch Oldest Resident Dies at Age 88

FARMERS BRANCH - Balam A. Marcom, 88, of 2408 Pike, active in community affairs and the oldest resident of Farmers Branch until his death, died here Saturday.
Born in Friendship, Tenn., he had been a resident of Farmers Branch for 84 years. He received a plaque at the Farmers Branch Day celebration here last year for being the oldest resident.
Marcom had served on the school board from 1930-52, and on the city council from 1952-56. He was a member of the James A. Smith Masonic Lodge and Hella Temple Shrine. He also was a member of the Webb Chapel Methodist Church.
He retired in 1950 as a road builder and supervisor for Dallas County District 1 after 45 years.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the First Baptist Church here, with burial in the Farmers Branch Cemetery

The Dallas Morning News - December 20, 1970; Page 44
Submitted by Edward Lynn Williams



FATHER - BALAM A. - 1882 - 1970
MOTHER - REBECCA - 1895 - 1970

Keenan Cemetery, Farmers Branch, Dallas County, Texas


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