Anna Elizabeth Murrey(1924 - 2018)

Anna Elizabeth Murrey

94, of Canton, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 at Aultman Hospital. She was born in Caldwell, Ohio on Sept. 9, 1924 to the late Elvin and Mary Bates. Anna graduated from Sarahsville High School in Sarahsville, Ohio as the Salutatorian. She married John Wesley Murrey, of Caldwell, Ohio on June 9, 1942. Anna was very active in the Free Methodist Church of Canton. She took leadership roles in many of their activities, such as Women's Missionary Society, teaching Sunday School classes and leading the midweek services while her health remained stable. She enjoyed singing with the choir and participating in solos, duets and trios at the church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John in 2011; and 10 siblings, Goldie Carter, Alfred Bates, Dighton Bates, Beulah Swain, Blanche Feldner, William Bates, Clarence Bates, Olen Bates, Orlen Bates and Ron Bates. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, James and Donna Murrey; daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and John Turley; grandchildren, Ronald, Keith and Kurt Murrey and Travis Turley and great-grandchildren, Mason and Marc Murrey.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be prior to the service from 11am-1pm on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to LifeHope Community Church, 7096 Hills and Dales Rd. NW Canton, OH 44708. Please visit to send condolences.

Reed, 330-477-6721

Funeral Home

Reed Funeral Home
705 Raff Road SW Canton, OH 44710

Published in The Repository on Dec. 2, 2018