Edith Murray

Edith May Murray, age 85, a homemaker, of Toronto, OH, passed away peacefully Thursday, February 16, 2017, at the Gables Care Center, Hopedale, OH

She was born January 22, 1932, in Jefferson County, OH, the daughter of the late Clarence Ray Hendricks and Agnes Malissa (Umensetter) Hendricks.

Edith was a member of the Richmond United Methodist Church, Richmond, OH, where she was a choir member for many years and was a member of the Methodist Women’s Association of the church. Edith was a 1951 graduate of Jefferson Union High School

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leroy D. Murray who passed away December 17, 2007, and whom she married July 3, 1954; and by a grandson, Isaac Murray.

Edith is survived by her daughters, Cheryl L. (Don) Clarke of Toronto, OH, Sharon R. Murray of Reynoldsburg, OH, and Jennifer S. (Roy) Wells of Toronto, OH; sons, Donald L. (Gail) Murray of Toronto, OH, and Larry R. (Amie) Murray of Richmond, OH; grandsons, Matthew A. (Stephanie) Waggoner of Middlebourne, WV, Jesse L. Murray of North Port, FL, Kevin J. (Amber) Rawson of Bloomingdale, OH, Zachary J. Murray of Toronto, OH, Trevor R. Murray of Toronto, OH, and Ryan B. Wells of Toronto, OH,

Visitation hours for Edith will be held 2-4 & 6-8 Sunday, February 19, at the Clarke Funeral Home, 302 Main St., Toronto, OH.

A celebration service of Edith’s life will be held 1 p.m. Monday, February 20, at the funeral home with Pastor Georgette Gaston officiating. Interment will follow at the East Springfield Cemetery.

For those that wish to make memorial donations in Edith’s memory, the family suggests the Richmond United Methodist Church, 212 Sugar St., Richmond, OH 43944

To send condolences to the family, go to www.clarkefuneralhome.com.