The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday August 6, 1946
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FORMER  CITY  RESIDENT  DIES
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William Murray Service to Be Wednesday
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          William C. Murray, age eighty, retired carpenter and former resident of this city, died at 7:00 o’clock this morning at the home of a son, Walter Murray, near Uniontown, in Jennings county.
          Mr. Murray formerly resided on Howard street, and had been a lifelong resident of Shelby county until moving to the home of the son two months ago.  He had been ill for five years and in a serious condition for the past two weeks.
          He was born in Hendricks township on September 8, 1865, the son of  Edward M. and Mary J. (McClain) Murray, and was a member of the Second Mt. Pleasant Baptist church.  On November 24, 1891, he was married to  Etta M. Tucker, who preceded him in death.  Two children were born to the union and the son, Walter, is the only close survivor.
          Other survivors are a grandson, Fred Murray, of Indianapolis, a great-grandson, Billy Joe, a brother, Ed Murray, of Missouri, a sister, Mrs. Ida Goodrich, of Arkansas, a brother-in-law, Jesse Tucker, and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Etta Tucker, both of this county.
          Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Second Mt. Pleasant Baptist church and burial will be made in the Second Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church cemetery there. Friends may call at the funeral home after noon today.
Contributed by Barb Huff


A  Shelbyville  Newspaper
Friday, October 24, 1924
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INFANT  MURRAY ----------
          John W. Murray, the infant son of  Mr. and Mrs. Walter Murray, died shortly after birth at 9:00 o'clock Thursday evening at the family home, 522 Fourth street.  Short funeral services were conducted this afternoon at the home.  Burial was made in Forest Hill cemetery in charge of Piatt & Murphy, funeral directors.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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