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Cecil Morris Murray

August 1, 1931 ~ September 16, 2022 (age 91)

Obituary

Cecil Morris Murray was born August 01, 1931, in Clarksburg, MS to Clifton Murray and Frances Murray. He is the youngest of four siblings. He was a member of the Pelahatchie American Legion Post 296, a Mason and a Shriner.  Cecil was self-employed for 30 years in the hosiery business.  He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving eight years; he served in the Korean War, Europe, and North Africa. He attended School at Forest, MS and Pelahatchie, MS. He attended East central Jr. College in Decatur, MS. Cecil was a devoted Christian having made his Christian commitment to the Lord at age 11 at the Forest Methodist Church.  At the time of his death, he was a member of Crossgates United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Earlene Lindsey; son, David Murray of Clinton, MS; and daughter, Cecilia Murray of Brandon, MS.  He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Frances Murray; and siblings, Viola Blount, Charles Murray and Gail Murray.

Visitation will be 9am until 10:45am Monday, September 19, 2022, at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Brandon, MS.  Services will follow in the chapel.  Interment will be in the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Newton, MS. 

You may livestream Cecil’s service on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 11am by clicking on the following link: https://event.forgetmenotceremonies.com/ceremony?c=ab46bb83-a95a-44ce-a3cb-bd65216cb60d

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Services

Visitation
Monday
September 19, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Ott & Lee Funeral Home - Brandon
1360 W. Government St.
Brandon, MS 39042

Funeral Service
Monday
September 19, 2022

11:00 AM
Ott & Lee Funeral Home - Brandon
1360 W. Government St.
Brandon, MS 39042

Video is available for this event


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