The Richmond Register


January 7, 2014

Florence L. Murray, 98


BEREA — Florence L. Murray, 98, of Prospect Street, Berea, passed away Saturday, January 4, 2014, at St. Joseph Berea Hospital.

She was born in Grant County, Kentucky, to the late George W. and Harriett Leona Gibson Lewis.

She was an educator in the Clay County School district for 34 years and a member of the Pine Grove Church of Christ.

She will be remembered as a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her happiest moments were spent feeding her family and friends around the kitchen table.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Gordon; one daughter, Penelope Lewis; and siblings Joann, Georgia, Marion, Pearl, Virginia Mae, Sherman, Bige, Lige, Rachel and Jean.

She is survived by: her son, Lowell Murray and his wife Peggy; two granddaughters, Melissa Anderson and her husband Scott, Margaret Merrick and her husband Mark. Three grandchildren, Aaron Anderson, Madeline and Macie Merrick; and two sisters, Essie and Annie also survive her.

Graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, January 9, 2014, at Pine Grove Cemetery in Clay County. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Lakes Funeral Home with services beginning at 5 p.m. Bro. Charles Moore and Bro. Cletus Maricle will officiate.

Pallbearers will be Darrin Wright, Mark Merrick, Scott Anderson, Aaron Anderson, Ronnie Hacker and Larry Hughes.


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