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Morris William Murray

December 24, 2021 - 00:00
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Oct. 22, 1932 - Dec. 19, 2021

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Morris William Murray of Tucker, GA, died Sunday, December 19, 2021, at his residence with his family at his side. He was 89.

Funeral Services were held, Thursday, December 23, 2021, at the Penfield Cemetery, 1211 Cemetery Road, Penfield, GA 30669 with Rev. Bryant Miller officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Justin Arnette, Lee Arnette, John Bostic, Steve Harwell, Bobby Harwell and Mark Burt.

Born in Burlington, NC, on October 22, 1932, he was the son of the late James Zedkar Murray and Marie Askew Murray. He grew up in Penfield, GA and attended Greensboro High School. He proudly served his country in the United States Army receiving an honorable discharge. He married the former Jeannette Adams on March 31, 1957. Morris worked for AT &T as a sales coordinator retiring in 1995.

After retirement, he enjoyed being at home with his family. He also got a lot of pleasure returning to his homeplace in Penfield working outside, taking care of his cows and resting in the rocker on the front porch. Morris was a member of Penfield Baptist Church in Penfield, GA. In addition to his parents, the NY CRO was preceded in death by his brothers, James Henry Murray and Donald Lee Murray.

In addition to his wife, Jeannette Murray of Tucker, GA, he is survived by his daughter, Teresa Arnette and her husband Lee of Loganville, GA; grandson, Justin Arnette; three sisters, Naomi Jones of Burlington, NC, Hilda Burt (Jimmy) of Penfield, GA, and Elsie Harwell (Robert) of Greensboro, GA; and a number of other relatives and many friends.

McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, was in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.