Cleo James Murray and Faye Taylor Long Murray
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Funeral services for Cleo James Murray, 66, were held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the First Baptist Church with Rev. Darwin Cox, pastor, officiating.

Murray died suddenly at his home January 8 about 1:50 p.m. He was born August 2, 1918 in Iowa Park. He married the former Faye Taylor in Spur on June 22, 1941. He had lived in Dickens County most of his life and was a welder and blacksmith. He was a member of the Baptist Church. A veteran of World War II, he was a member of the VFW.

He is survived by his wife, Fay Murray, Spur; two sons, Marshall Murray, Abilene and Dennis Murray, Austin; one daughter, Barbara Poindexter, Pineland; two brothers, John Wallace Murray, Dallas and Virgil Murray, Lubbock; two sisters, Jewel Oxford, Vivian, Louisiana and Virgie Phillips, Seymour, Indiana; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Burial was in Spur Memorial Cemetery with Campbell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

©The Texas Spur, January 17, 1985

Faye Murray, 93, of Bronson, Texas died October 12, 2006 at Sabine County Hospital in Hemphill, Texas. Services were held Saturday, October 14, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. at Starr Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Milton Poindexter officiating. Burial was in Spur Memorial Cemetery on Tuesday, October 17, 2006 at 2:00 p.m.

Faye was born January 19, 1913 in Ford County, Texas to Oscar Taylor.

Faye was a homemaker. She was a former resident of Spur and a member of the First Baptist Church of Spur, Texas. She lived in Bronson for 6 years.

Survivors include two sons; Dennis Murray & wife Mary of Austin, TX and Raymond Long of Bowie, Texas; two daughters, Barbara Poindexter & husband Milton of Pineland, TX and Clarice Hampton & husband J.H. of Pittsburg, TX. 8 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.

©The Texas Spur, October 19, 2006, page A8


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