BURLINGTON - Kate Faye Thaxton Murray, 79, of 2254 May Drive, Burlington, passed away at her daughter's residence on Monday, November 11, 2013 at 8:20 a.m.
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A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of A. V. Murray Jr. for 64 years and the daughter of the late Freer Houston Thaxton and the late Ruby Inez Murrie Thaxton. She was an employee of Brown Wooten Hosiery for many years.
In addition to her husband formerly of Kimesville, she is survived by one son, Steve Murray of Burlington; three daughters, Cynthia Tucker and her husband Otis of Burlington, Linda Hysaw and her husband Gary of Enterprise, AL, and Judy McFatter and her husband John of Burlington; seven grandchildren, Shannon Crooks and her husband Shawn, Jennifer Darley and her husband Mitch, Joshua Tucker, Matthew Tucker, Owen T. Murray, Steven K. Murray, Jr., and Lauren Oakley; nine great-grandchildren; and one sister, Ellen Thaxton Turner of Jamestown, NC.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Freer Thaxton, Jr., Wayne Thaxton, and Tom Thaxton.
The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 3 p.m. in the Chapel at the Alamance Memorial Park Mausoleum by Elder Nathan Gillispie.
The family will be at the residence of her daughter, Cynthia Tucker, 5232 Widow Foster Road, Burlington, NC.
The family would like to extend a special "thank you" to Hospice for the care given to Kate in her time of illness.
Condolences may be offered at www.richandthompson.com.
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Nov. 11 to Nov. 12, 2013