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Humboldt Murrell, Jr
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Birth: Jul. 16, 1923
Brownfield
Laclede County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 28, 2010
Hartford City
Blackford County
Indiana, USA

HARTFORD CITY--Humboldt Murrell, Jr., 86, passed away unexpectedly at his residence Monday. The son of Humboldt, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth "Betty" (Hill) Murrell, he was born in Brownfield, MO, and had resided in Hartford City since 1946. He married Barbara Pickard on Oct. 20, 1973 in Muncie. Her death occurred Dec. 5, 2009.

Mr. Murrell had worked at Marhoefer Packing Co. in Muncie and later worked for Dinner Bell Meats in Worthington, IN. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army Air Force. His memberships include the American Legion Post #159 and Amvets Post #23.

Surviving are his children, Linda (Charles) Butcher, David (Mandy) Murrell, Frances (John) Hunt, Scott (Sheila) Murrell, Lester (companion-Edie) Murrell, and Nikki (Dee) Murrell, all of Hartford City; four stepchildren, David, Margaret, and Charles Ellis, and Susan (Jeff) Fisker; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife and parents, his was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters, Coleman Murrell, Earl Murrell, Melzena Breakfield, and Laverne Cansler; 14 half-brothers and sisters; and a great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Waters Funeral Home, 501 W. Washington St., Hartford City, with his grandson, Rev. David Murrell, officiating. Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory, north of Muncie, with military graveside services conducted by Delaware County Veterans Organization. Friends may call from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and 9 to 10 a.m. Friday.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Humboldt Murrell (1868 - 1941)
 
 Spouse:
  Barbara J. Pickard Murrell (1925 - 2009)
 
 Siblings:
  Christopher Oscar Murrell (1891 - 1962)*
  Samuel Austin Murrell (1892 - 1975)*
  Eaphus Monroe Murrell (1894 - 1980)*
  Alfred Murrell (1900 - 1984)*
  Columbus Clarence Murrell (1905 - 1930)*
  Eva Melzena Murrell Breakfield (1913 - 2003)*
  Coleman Victor Murrell (1919 - 1994)*
  Humboldt Murrell (1923 - 2010)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Gardens of Memory
Muncie
Delaware County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Jane
Record added: Aug 22, 2013
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Humboldt Murrell, Jr
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World War II veteran
- Jane
 Added: Aug. 22, 2013
 
 
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