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Mary Elizabeth Murray

March 26, 1918 July 29, 2018
Mary  Elizabeth Murray
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Obituary for Mary Elizabeth Murray

Mary Elizabeth Hendrix Murray, 100, passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2018, a resident of Brighton Gardens of Raleigh, NC after the death of her husband Durwood Johnson Murray of Goldsboro, NC.

Mae was born March 26, 1918 in Greensboro, NC, the daughter of Rev. Thomas J. Hendrix and Gertrude Craven Hendrix. She was preceded in death by husband Durwood J. Murray of 70 years, her son, Johnson Murray II and sister, Selma H. Mackie of Greensboro, NC and five brothers.

She is survived by daughters, Elizabeth and Susan Kathryn; sister, Bette Ann Light of Greensboro and many nieces and nephews.

Mae was a dedicated member of St. Paul United Methodist Church of Goldsboro, NC. She was a Sunday school teacher, a member of the church choir and member of the J. Paul Edwards Sunday School class.

Mae was also an active life member of the Goldsboro Evergreen Garden Club and served as president. She was a North Carolina Master Flower Club Emeritus Judge in floral design. She received the National Garden Clubs Inc. Award of Distinguished Service in 2008 for her significant contributions.

She was devoted to family, friends, garden club members, St. Paul Methodist Church and her community.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at Wayne Memorial Park in Goldsboro. The family expresses gratitude and appreciation to everyone for love and care.

Memorials can be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church, 204 E. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro, NC 27530 or to Transitions Life Care, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.

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11:00 AM 8/1/2018 11:00:00 AM
Wayne Memorial Park

2925 U.S. Hwy. 117 South
Dudley, NC 28333

Wayne Memorial Park
2925 U.S. Hwy. 117 South Dudley 28333 NC
United States

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St. Paul United Methodist Church

204 E. Chestnut Street
Goldsboro, NC 27530

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