Lucy Ellen Murray
BY Staff Reports
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Lucy Ellen Murray, 83, passed away on
December 18, 2012. She was born on August
14, 1929, to Burr R. and Marguerite (Dunlap)
Reynolds in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. After
she graduated from College High School in
Bartlesville in 1947, she attended Oklahoma
A&M College. She then went to work at Cities
Service Oil Company where she met her
future husband, Robert P. Murray, whom
she married on July 2, 1953. She continued
working until she became a mother and full
time homemaker, settling in Tulsa, Oklahoma
in 1971. Lucy was a long time member
of the Kirk of the Hills Church in Tulsa.
She enjoyed golf, bowling, and traveling.
She has joined her loving husband, Bob
of 58 years, who preceded her in death in
2011. Also preceding her in death were
her parents, two brothers, Dunlap Reynolds
and James Reynolds and two sisters,
Louise Reynolds and Helen Fitch.
Lucy is survived by her five children and
their spouses: Debbie and Alan Overturf of
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Mike and Susie
Murray of Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania, Tom
and Karen Murray of Clinton, Oklahoma,
Andy and Karen Murray of Katy, Texas, and
Pat and Chris Murray of Elmwood Park, Illinois.
She had thirteen grandchildren: Cody
Francisco, Jessica and Chris Ducker, Madison
and Mark Tate, Jason Murray, Zachary
Murray, Katie and Justin Booth, Molly Murray,
Joshua Murray, Taylor Murray, Tara
Murray, Marguerite Murray, Alison Murray
and Connor Murray. She also had two greatgrandchildren:
Everett and Graham Ducker.
Also surviving her are two sisters: Lina
Steele Reynolds of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
and Roberta Thomas of Aline, Oklahoma.
Graveside services will be held at Floral
Haven Cemetery at 10:00 AM, Friday,
December 21, 2012, followed by a memorial
service at Kirk of the Hills Church
at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to the American Cancer
Society, the Multiple Sclerosis Society
or the Kirk of the Hills Church.
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