Murray, Erna Edwards

Mrs. Erna Edwards Murray Mrs. Erna Edwards Murray, 97, died on Friday, March 11, 2011, at Golden Crest Assisted Living. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held TODAY (Tuesday, March 15), at 2 p.m., in the sanctuary of Liberty Baptist Tabernacle, in Stockbridge. Pastors Glenn Anderson, Matt Grimes, and Roger Prillhart, will officiate the service. The family will receive friends before the service, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be private, with family members only. Mrs. Murray was born Jan. 29,1914, in Suwanee, Ga., the oldest daughter of Hampton and Zora Edwards. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion Murray; her sister, Thena E. Peele, of Tifton, and her brother, Ivan H. Edwards, of Lawrenceville. Erna was a faithful member of Liberty Baptist and a retired employee of Southern Bell. She is survived by two nephews, Ed Peele and Jerry Peele, along with their families. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be made to Liberty Baptist Tabernacle,1410 Valley Hill Road, Stockbridge, Ga. 30281. Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home of Eastman is in charge of arrangements, www.stokes-southerland.com.