Doris M. Murray, 93

Posted on November 10, 2012

Doris M. Murray, 93, of rural Pennville, passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Jay County Hospital in Portland. 
Doris was born June 12, 1919, in Wells County, to Harry and Arie (Hetrick) Heckley. She was a member of the Pennville United Methodist Church in Pennville and graduated from Lancaster High School in 1937. She farmed with her husband in Knox and Penn Township in Jay County for many years. 
Doris married Dwight R. Murray, Nov. 30, 1940; he passed away Aug. 16, 1993. 
Surviving relatives include one daughter, Janet Ramseyer of Montpelier; one son, Bruce A. (Sherry) Murray of Pennville; two brothers, Dale Heckley of Springfield, Ohio and Garth Heckely of Tampa, Fla.; seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren
Visitation will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home in Pennville. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Elm Grove Cemetery, east of Bluffton. 
Memorials may be directed towards the Pennville United Methodist Church. 
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