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MSGT Herbert Sterling Murff

MSGT Herbert Sterling Murff

Birth
Wilson, Mississippi County, Arkansas, USA
Death 31 Mar 1979 (aged 41)
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Section A, Site 7623
Memorial ID 79573030 · View Source
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Services for Master Sergeant Herbert Sterling Murff, United States Marine Corps, retired, 41, who died March 1st in Memphis, Tenn., were held April 1st at 10 a.m. in Memphis Funeral Home Poplar Chapel with burial in National Cemetery.
M. SGT. Murff was a 1956 graduate of Caruthersville High School. He was the son of the late Sterling E. Murff Jr.
He served 22 years in the United States Marine Corps and retired June 30th, 1978 at Jacksonville, North Carolina. A three-time veteran of the Viet-Nam Conflict, he was awarded the Purple Heart and Navy Commendation Medal with V for Valor.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy A. Murff; two daughters, Vikki and Denise Murff, both of the home; his mother, Mrs. Callie R. Murff of Osceola, Ark.; and one sister, Mrs. Martha Weatherby of Zebulon, N.C.
Democrat Argus - Caruthersville, Mo. - May 10, 1979

GRANDMOTHER: Mrs. Sterling E. Bennett Murff (1883-1960) Violet Cemetery, Osceola, Ark.


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  • Created by: wanda
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79573030
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for MSGT Herbert Sterling Murff (27 Jan 1938–31 Mar 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79573030, citing Memphis National Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by wanda (contributor 47041557) .