Bona Dee Hower Murray, 71, passed away Friday, June 13, 2014, at her residence in Independence, Va.
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She was born April 16, 1943, in Lewistown, Penn., to the late Violet Filson and Russell Hower and was also preceded in death by a son, Gregory Litten Cramer.
Survivors include her husband, Charles A. Murray of the home; daughter and husband, Suzi Cramer and Erik Pfundt of Pilot Mountain, N.C.; two stepdaughters and spouses, Rebecca and Jimmy Melton of Wytheville, Va., and Crystal and Barry Underwood of Christiansburg; and eight grandchildren, Michael Gregory Cramer, Timothy Matthew Cramer, Austin Bradly Crosby Cramer, Nina Cerise Pfundt, Joel Gregory Pfundt, Jacob Underwood, Joshua Underwood and Jason Underwood.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2014, at First United Methodist Church, Independence, Va. The Rev. Terri Johnson Gregory will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, the family sincerely requests memorial contributions be made to First United Methodiat Church Lamb's Table, P.O. Box 219, Independence, Va. 24348.
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Independence, Va., is serving the Murray family.
Published in Galax Gazette from June 25 to June 26, 2014