Milton Francis Murrell age 83 passed away Sunday; June 28th at his home
A lifelong resident of the Alpha community, Milton accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior when he was twelve years old. He was a member of Alpha Baptist Church where he previously served as a deacon and trustee.
Milton was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years Laura Nell Denham Murrell and his parents Charles Mckinley Murrell and Myra Helen Line Murrell
Miton is survived by his sister; Helen Charles Smith of Arizona
Son; Milton Mckinley Murrell (Laura) and Daugter; Marian Suzette Murrell
Grandchildren: Laura Lenzi Murrell-Noe (Josh), Leslie Anne Murrell-Lakins (Brad) and Cory Lynn Kirk (Hannah)
Great Grandchildren: Mckinley Sue Noe, Braylie Annelynn Lakins, Boone John Alex Lakins and Finlee Jade Kirk * on the way
Niece; Kathy Williams and Nephew; Bill Bauman; Cousins; Laura Studstill, Douglas Murrell, Keith Purkey, Joe Purkey, Alma Gann, Bettis Line, Frannie Line, and Wayne Watkins.
Milton was a Disabled American Veteran having served with the United States Army
After his service with the Army Milton graduated from the Coyne Electrical School in Chicago, Illinois and upon returning to Alpha was married in 1955.
Milton worked as an electrician and founded Murrell Electric Shop which would later become Murrell Burglar Alarms in 1963.
Many Thanks from the Murrell Family to Judy Maltba and Natasha Rutherford with Amedisys Home Health
We would like to also commend the Veterans Administration for treating Dad like the hero we thought he was.
Receiving of friends 11am to 1pm, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 in the chapel of Alder Funeral Home with
Graveside service to follow at Jefferson Memorial Gardens with the pallbearers being his son, grandchildren, Don Wolfe, and Jimmy Bacon.
Arrangements by Alder Funeral Home
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