Sylvia Jean Murray
Sylvia Jean Murray
  • February 4, 1936 - September 12, 2017
  • Columbia, Missouri

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Sylvia Jean Murray, 80, of Columbia, MO, passed away Tuesday, September12, 2017, at Riverdell Care Center, in Boonville, MO.

Visitation will be held Friday, September 15, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Memorial funeral Home. Memorial service will follow at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the funeral home. Officiating will be Reverend Jerry Coleman.

Sylvia was born February 4, 1937 in Ashland, MO the daughter of Rexford and Helen Crane who preceded her in death. She married husband of 61 years, Marshall Murray on October 25, 1955, in Columbia, MO who survives. She retired from Shelter Insurance after 39 years of service. Sylvia enjoyed cooking, taking care of her home and spending time with her family. She loved gardening and sharing all the fruits of her labor. She loved making people happy.

Other survivors include two children David Murray (Kathy) of Ashland, MO and Dana Hefner (Andrew) of Columbia, MO, two brothers Larry Crane (Marjean) and Jerry Crane (Connie); five grandchildren, Brandon Murray, Jennifer Boyce, Aaron Murray, Lacey Perez, Sean Hefner and 10 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by on son, Danny Owen Murray, one sister Rexine Gebhardt and two brothers, Jimmy Crane and Lowell Crane.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lewy Body Dementia Association care of Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 West Columbia, MO 65202.