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Sunday June 25th, 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Marlene P. Murray


Marlene P. Murray, age 85, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017 at her home.

Marlene was born May 11, 1932 in Smyth County to the late John Preston and Florence Minnie Bowman Pruitt. She served the Marion and Smyth County community for over 30 years as an accountant at Marlene's Tax Service. She loved and was loved by her family, friends, and clientele. Marlene will certainly be missed.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Murray.

Marlene is survived by her daughter, Tammy Murray Harrison of Marion, Va.; grandson, Trevor Richardson of Johnson City, Tenn.; brother, Kenneth Pruitt of Leola, Pa.; special friends, Misty Deskins of Abingdon, Va. and Mildred "Mickey" Glass of Marion, Va.; loving caregivers, Shirley and Mary Glass; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Special thank you to Home Health & Hospice of Chilhowie, Va. for their loving care during the time it was needed.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 3 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel with Pastor Mike Sage officiating. Burial will follow in Rosewood Memorial Park, Rural Retreat, Va. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 p.m. until the time of service.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at www.seaverbrown.com. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory is honored to serve the Murray Family.

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Tammy, I was so saddened to hear of the death of your sweet mom. I loved her dearly and always enjoyed talking to her when we worked there in the same building. Heaven has gained a sweet angel.

Connie Brown Jun 28 2017 12:00 AM

Tammy, So sorry to hear the loss of your mother. She was a sweet lady who I have fond memories of her friendship. Will keep you in our thoughts and prayers now and the days to come.

Suzanne May, Robyn & Rick Akers Jun 27 2017 12:00 AM

Sad to hear of your loss you're in our thoughts and prayer

Mrs. Connie P. Sherwood Jun 24 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Tammy & Family, Marlene was a very special person. Her love for you holds the memories that keep glowing forever. Deepest sympathy to you in your loss here on earth but. Heaven has gained another beautiful Angel.

Don & Imogene Orfield Jun 24 2017 12:00 AM

Tammy, I don't have any words that can make this easier. I am so sorry for your loss. There is no one closer than a mother. You should be proud. You took such good care of her ! Remember the good times. I'm here if you need anything. Kathy

Kathy Fletcher Jun 24 2017 12:00 AM

Sending my thoughts and prayers to you all at this time of sadness and loss.

Tim Smith Jun 24 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry for your lost Marlene was a great and loving person. Sister prayers for you and your family. Love you dearly and am here for you if you need me.

Sabrena Ison Jun 24 2017 12:00 AM

Prayers and love to you, Tammy and your loved ones.....

Vicky and Doug Hash Jun 24 2017 12:00 AM

Tammy and family So sorry to hear about your mom. We were neighbors for years We will be praying for you

Harold & Linda walton Jun 24 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Tammy, we are so sad to learn of Marlene's passing. She was a remarkable woman and a friend to all. You were blessed to have her, as were we. Cling to those precious memories during this time of loss. God bless you and comfort you as only He can!

Helen and Glen Vernon Jun 24 2017 12:00 AM

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