NEW MADRID - Helen L. Murray, 88, died Aug. 6, 2007, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston.
Born July 2, 1919, in New Madrid, she was a resident of New Madrid for 85 years and a member of the Mt. Pisgah Freewill Baptist Church in New Madrid.
On May 31, 1941, she married Homer Murray, who preceded her in death.
One son, one brother, two sisters and two granddaughters also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: two sons and a daughter-in-law, Homer E. Murray of Marion, Ill., and Ronald and Marilyn Murray of Chicago; one daughter and son-in-law, Versa and Bobby Townsend of Sikeston; two brothers, William Hawkins of San Francisco and Russell P. Hawkins of Oakland, Calif.; and 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Visitation is from noon Saturday until time of services at 1 p.m. at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery.