First Posted: 6/1/2005


MARGARET LEILA MURRAY, 86, died at 2:15 p.m. May 27, 2005, at her residence.

She was born March 17, 1919, in Jackson to Joseph and Florence Hart Michaels, who preceded her in death. On June 13, 1975, she married Clarence Murray, who died in 1994.

Mrs. Murray retired in 1992 as a custodian from Marana High School, Marana, Ariz. She was a member of Calvary Bible Church. She was a volunteer at the Senior Citizens.

Survivors include four sons, William (Nancy) Hughes of Illinois, James Hughes of Las Vegas and Ronald Hughes and Michael Hughes, both of Lima; two daughters, Elaine (Richard) Marino of Cary, N.C., and Francine Franklin of Las Vegas; a sister, Pauline Lowe of Enon; and 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Heber Hughes, who died in 1993; a brother; and four sisters.

Memorial services will begin at 11 a.m. July 15, at Chiles & Sons-Laman Funeral Homes, Wayne Street Chapel. Burial will be in Enon Cemetery, Enon.

There will be no visitation.

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