Shelby  County  Indiana


The Herald-Argus
La Porte County, Indiana
Monday, December 5, 2005
          Mr. Daniel A. Murray,  20, of 597 Waverly Rd., LaPorte, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2005, at 9:40 p.m. at LaPorte Hospital.  He was born Aug. 5, 1985, in LaPorte to  Ty and  Vickie (King) Murray,  and had lived all his life in the LaPorte area.  At an early age, Daniel started working with his father in various family businesses and had become an irreplaceable member of the organization.  He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, a 2004 graduate of LaPorte High School and was attending PNC.  He played intramural basketball and baseball.  Daniel also enjoyed weight lifting and boating on LaPorte lakes.
          Surviving are his father and stepmother,  Ty and Roxana Murray  of LaPorte; his mother, Vickie Murray of Hamlet; two sisters,  Angela and  Patricia Murray,  both of LaPorte; his maternal grandmother,  Ada King  of Hamlet; paternal grandmother,  Yvonne Murray  of Westville; stepgrandmother,  Elizza Kahn  of Michigan City; one stepsister,  Angela Wallen  of Indianapolis; two aunts,  Tammy (Mark) St. Germain  of Folsom, Calif., and  Theresa Swanson  of Westville; four uncles,  Thomas (Lorraine) Murray  of Westville,  Truman Jr. (Linda) King  and  Thomas (Lisa) King,  both of LaPorte and  John (Helen) King  of Hamlet; and four step-uncles, Roger Kahn, Gary (Kay) Kahn and Michael Fazekas, all of Michigan City and Al (Kim) Kahn of LaPorte.  He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather,  Thomas A. Murray;  his maternal grandfather,  Truman King Sr.;  and one stepbrother,  S. Sgt. Eric W. Wallen.
          The funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, LaPorte, with Rev. Ian Williams officiating.  Friends may call Tuesday at Haverstock Funeral Home, LaPorte, from 3 to 9 p.m., with a prayer service at 6 p.m. by Rev. Williams, and Wednesday from 8 to 10:30 a.m.  Burial will be in Pine Lake Cemetery, LaPorte.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and  Betty Kitchen

The  Shelbyville  News
April 20, 1964
Resided Here 45
Years; Rites Tuesday
          Services for  John B. Murray,  88, a Shelbyville resident for 45 years, who died at a hospital in Madison at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Sleeth Funeral Home.  He had been ill several years and a patient at the hospital for several months.  Rev. Marvin Isley will officiate and burial will be in the London Cemetery.  Friends may call at the mortuary at any time.
          Mr. Murray was a retired mechanic and woodworker.  He was born in Indian Springs, Tenn., on Oct. 17, 1875, the son of  Rolland P. and  Mary Elizabeth (Fleenor) Murray.  Surviving are four children,  Mrs. Charles (Mary) Walts  of Shelbyville,  Mrs. Phyllis Tague  of Michigan City, and  Wray Murray  and Justice of the Peace Paul Murray,  both of this city.  There are 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday August 6, 1946
Page 1 column 2
William Murray Service to Be Wednesday
          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
          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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