Judge Arthur Murray

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Funeral services for Judge Arthur Murray, 85, of Anniston, will be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at 2:00p at First Baptist Church, Oxford, AL. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 6:00p - 8:00p at Miller Funeral Home, Oxford, AL. Judge Murray passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at RMC - Anniston, AL. He is survived by his daughter, Connie Dockery (Tommy), son, Steve Murray; grandchildren, Jim Newsome (Kristie), George Tsimpides, Jr., Stephanie Tsimpides, Jansen Murray and Elaina Murray; great grandchildren, Kinsley and Knox Newsome; sister, Jane Smith (John), sister-in-law, Judi Murray; several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Delores Murray, and his daughter, Judy Dorris; his parents, Henry and Lovella Murray, siblings, Mildred Land, Yvonne Freeman, Melba Hicks, Norman Murray, and Robert Murray. Judge Murray served 16 years on the Oxford City Council while working at Southern Natural Gas Company. He served 31 years as Calhoun County Probate Judge and was named the only Probate Judge Emeritus in the State of Alabama. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Oxford, AL for 55 years. Judge Murray graduated from White Plains High School and Jacksonville State University. He was a member of numerous civic organizations, including a founding member of Oxford Quarterback Club, founding member of Oxford Kiwanis Club, and one of the first Commissioners for Oxford Baseball for Youth. Pallbearers are his grandsons, Jim Newsome, George Tsimpides, Jr, Jansen Murray; nephews, Mike Hicks, Todd Hicks, Philip Smith, and Curt Murray. Honorary Pallbearers are Justice Mike Bolin, Justice Jim Main, Jeff Miller, Ted Hooks, Sheila Gilbert and the State of Alabama Probate Judges. Miller Funeral Home and Crematory Phone: 256-831-4611
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Published in The Anniston Star on Nov. 7, 2017
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