George Edward Murray

BAINBRIDGE -- George Edward "Ed" Murray, 94, of Bainbridge, GA passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at Bainbridge Healthcare.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2011 at Sylvania United Methodist Church with Rev. Donna Sue Roberts and Rev. Bill Gregg officiating. Interment will follow at Sylvania Cemetery with Ben Murray, Andy Murray, Jason Murray, Chris Murray, Zack McLendon, and Billy Ward serving as active pallbearers.

Mr. Murray was born February 15, 1917 in Bainbridge, GA, the son of William Edward Murray and Eda Mae Johnson Murray. He was a graduate of Faceville High School, Class of 1938, and a veteran of the United States Navy, serving during World War II. Mr. Murray was a farmer and member of Sylvania United Methodist Church, Farm Bureau, and Woodman of the World.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Christine Heard Murray of Faceville, GA; his sons, Dale Murray and his wife, Angela, of Faceville, GA, Greg Murray and his wife, Joyce, of Faceville, GA, and Sid Murray and his wife, April, of Faceville, GA; his daughter, Lorraine Hamlin of Faceville, GA; his sisters, Lelia Ward of Clinton, TN, Vera Poitevint of Bainbridge, GA, and Dorothy Alligood of Iron City, GA; his grandchildren, Adrienne Hamlin, Lawson Murray, Jason Murray, Chris Murray, Shelia McLendon, and Cathy Willis; and his great-grandchildren, Chelsey Murray, Emlyn Murray, Mercer Ann Murray, Jacey Murray, Jessica McLendon, Zack McLendon, Brooklyn Willis, Karli Willis, and Dax Willis. Mr. Murray was preceded in death by his daughter, Sandra Christine Murray; his brothers, Bryant Murray and Rufus Murray; and his sister, Daisy Sharon.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 9, 2011 at Ivey Funeral Home. Online visitors may sign the guest register at www.iveyfuneral.com.

Ivey Funeral Home

Bainbridge 229/246-3232