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Verna D Murray

Joe Denoyer - March 13, 2018 1:41 pm

Verna D Murray 86, passed away Monday, March 12, 2018 at the Harry Hynes Hospice Center in Wichita, KS.

She was born August 14, 1931 to Vern and Marie Wheat at Republic, MO.

In 1976 Verna moved to Albuquerque, NM where she lived for almost ten years. Verna loved living in New Mexico and enjoyed many things there including the people, Balloon Fest, the Jam, and the Mountains.She later moved back to the Liberal area where she went to work as a Dispatcher for ABF Trucking for 25 years, where she made many friends. Verna enjoyed church gatherings, Bingo, Facebook, family get together’s, weekly potluck at the Cottages, watching Wheel of Fortune, doing word search puzzles, old country and gospel music. Verna was greatly loved and never met a stranger. She was an active member of the Faith Tabernacle Church of Liberal, where she had her special assigned parking.

Her survivors include Four Daughters – Connie Jennings and husband Lee Sr. of Locust Grove, OK, Barbara Manning of Liberal, KS, Lora Murray- Chapa and husband Fernando of Kingman, KS, Debbie Shields of Stroud, OK; Three Sons- Buddy Stephens and wife Theresa of Pratt, KS, Rick Stephens and wife Michelle of Pratt, KS, Donnie Murray and wife Chrystal of Turpin, OK; 24 Grandchildren, 36 Great Grandchildren and 11 Great-Great Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons – Randy Stephens and Michael Ward, one sister – Helen Trowbridge, one granddaughter- Jacqui Wheat

Funeral Ceremony will be at 2:00 pm Wednesday March 14th at Faith Tabernacle with Pastor Rex Petty officiating. Viewing will be before the service.

The family suggests memorials to Faith Tabernacle in care of Miller Mortuary PO Box 826 Liberal, KS 67905