Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Carol S. Murray


05/30/1944 - 03/27/2017


Carol S. Murray, age 72, of Hayesville, NC passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at her residence.

She was born on May 30, 1944 in Towns County, GA to the late Lester and Leola Shook Smith. Carol had worked at Clifton Precision in the Peachtree community. She was a former member and Past Noble Grand of Young Harris Rebeckah Lodge #68. Carol was a member of the Pilgrim Baptist Church of Hayesville, NC.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by four brothers, Neil, Glenn, Jimmy and Billy Smith; and one sister, Nancy Lance.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Ray Murray; children, Terry L. Murray and wife Patricia, Timothy R. Murray and Russell E. Murray; daughter, Shirley Kephart and husband Roger and an adopted daughter, Kathy Cantrell and husband Melvin; six grandchildren, Mandy Murray, Kayla Murray, Mark Murray, Ashley Helton and husband Scott, Emily Kephart and Samuel Kephart; and two great-grandchildren, Hunter Helton and Braylen Helton; sisters, Wilma Wooley of Michigan, JoAnn Chambers and Patricia Hollifield and husband Danny of Hayesville, NC.

Funeral Services will be held at 7 PM, Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the Pilgrim Baptist Church in Hayesville. Rev. Danny Hollifield and Rev. Richard Roberson will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM, Wednesday March 29, 2017 at the Pilgrim Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The Gideon's International, PO Box 624, Murphy, NC 28906 or the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Townson Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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