Margarette Ann Murray


Margarette Ann Murray of Baxter Springs, Kan. passed away Friday May 27, 2011 at Integris Baptist Regional Health Center in Miami, OK. She was 91.

Mrs. Murray was born November 5, 1919 in Ames, Oklahoma to John William and Lula (Schoonover) Evans. She had lived in Picher from 1939 to 2008 before moving to Baxter Springs. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Picher, OK. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Leroy Murray on May 31, 1991; and by her parents; and two brothers and one sister. Survivors include: one son, Tony Murray of Baxter Springs, Kan.; one daughter, Linda Zeigler of Pryor, Okla.; three grandchildren, Kipp Murray of Joplin, Mo., Beth Shockley of Baxter Springs, Kan., and Sherri Wisdom of Chouteau; eight grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a large host of family and friends.

Funeral services will be Wednesday June 1, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami, Oklahoma. Rev. Casey Hollingsworth will officiate. Grandsons and nephews will serve as pallbearers. Interment will be in G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami, OK.

The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday before the service at the funeral home.