Marion Thomas Burnam, age 74, of Princeton died Thursday, April 4, at Helia Health Care Nursing Home in Olney, Ill. following a long illness. Tommy was a graduate of Caldwell County High School and Murray State University. He was a retired teacher with the Kentucky State Penitentiary and was a member of Eddyville United Methodist Church. He had served as Lay Pastor of three churches in Livingston County for a total of eight years.
Survivors include four step grandchildren and eight step great-grandchildren and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ellis and Ruth Burnam and an older infant brother.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, at Clenns Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. Steve McVay and Rev. Marty Robertson officiating. Tommy’s cremated remains are buried in Glenns Chapel Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Glenns Chapel Church, 210 Beech Street, Kuttawa, KY 42055.