Thursday, January 5, 2006

Edward "Dale" Murray, 67, of Shirley, Ark., died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005, in his home.

He was born Sept. 12, 1938, in Shirley, Ark., son of Gladys (McClain) and Ray Murray.

He graduated from Shirley High School and lived all his life there. He was a retired heavy equipment operator.

Survivors include: his mother; son, Kenny Murray, of Shirley, Ark.; daughter Vickie Whisenant, of Clinton, Ark.; Three brothers, Sherman Murray and his wife, Hazel, of Springdale, Ark., Gary Murray and his wife, Peggy, of Washburn, Lowell Murray and his wife, Peggy, of Bella Vista, Ark., and Johnny Murray and his wife, Rosemary, of Seligman; and one sister, Treby Davis and her husband, Randy, of Anderson; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, and sister, Alta Watts.

Services were held Friday, at Roller-McNutt Chapel in Clinton, Ark., under direction of the Roller Funeral Home. Burial was at Shady Grove Cemetery near Shirley, Ark.