|Birth: ||Jul. 23, 1876|
Glasgow City, Scotland
|Death: ||Jun. 29, 1956|
Mrs. Elizabeth Murray, 79, widow of Adam Murray, died at 6 p.m., Friday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Warren McCrary on Ill. Highway 149, east of this city.
Mrs. Murray, who formerly lived at 208 North Parkhill street, had resided the last two years with another daughter, Mrs. W. K. Herrell, 403 Charlotte Road, Marion. She had been a West Frankfort resident for 40 years.
Surviving are six daughters, Mrs. McCrary and Mrs. Herrell, Mrs. Harold Sinks and Mrs. Jesse Cremer of West Frankfort; Mrs. Hosea Bearden, Edwardsville, and Miss Lillian Murray, Webster Groves, Mo.
Also surviving are one brother, Tom Henderson, West Frankfort, and four sisters Mrs. Henry Burerkle, West Frankfort; Mrs. Alex Smeaton, Sparta [Illinois]; Mrs. Irvin Case, Redwood City, Calif. and Mrs. Ray Wilkie, Burbank, Cailf.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Murray was a member of the First Methodist church and the Georgianna chapter of the Eastern Star. The body will lie in state after 6 p.m., today at the Reedy funeral home, 604 East Main street.
Funeral services will be observed at 10 a.m., Monday at the First Methodist church with Dr. Frank E. Harris, Edwardsville, former pastor of the local church, in charge.
Burial will be in Tower Heights cemetery.
Believe to have benb published in the West Frankfort, IL "The Daily American".
Thomas Henderson (1848 - 1924)
Margaret Faucett Henderson (1855 - 1914)
Adam Scot Murray (1858 - 1943)*
Margaret Mina Murray Sinks (1898 - 1978)*
Mabel Grace Murray Bearden (1899 - 1989)*
Blanche E. Murray McCrary (1902 - 1994)*
Lillian Francis Murray (1905 - 2003)*
Jennie D. Murray Cremer (1907 - 2004)*
Virginia Ruth Murray Herrell (1917 - 1998)*
Elizabeth Henderson Murray (1876 - 1956)
Margaret Henderson Halligan (1878 - 1941)*
Jane Henderson Newman (1880 - 1949)*
Dorothy Henderson Smeaton (1885 - 1958)*
Thomas Dean Henderson (1893 - 1962)*
Clemence Henderson Buerkle (1898 - 1987)*
Leota Henderson Wilkie (1901 - 1974)*
Tower Heights Cemetery
Created by: Michael Cremer
Record added: Nov 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62283631
My wonderful grand mother who spoke with a light Scottish burr and quilted like no one else.|
Added: Oct. 12, 2011