Opal Mae Murray  87 of Scammon, KS, passed away Monday, June 22, 2009 at her home.

Opal Mae Murray  87 of Scammon, KS, passed away Monday, June 22, 2009 at her home.
Opal was born March 9, 1922 in Seth WV, the daughter of Francis William and Mary (Argo) Sutphin. She married Lee Murray on October 20, 1944 in Portsmouth, VA. Opal worked as a nurses’ aide and a medication nurse for Medicalodge of Columbus and the Golden Age Lodge in Pittsburg , KS for many years. Opal loved to garden, cook and travel to her daughters in Hawaii and Florida . She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-one years, Lee;  two daughters: Ethel and Donna;  three sons: Buddy, Billy and Allan. She is survived by two daughters: Linda Yanagihara and Daniel of Honolulu , HI; Jackie Carse and Robert of Bartlesville, OK. Fourteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 27, 2009 at the Murdock Funeral Chapel 132 E. Pine, Columbus , KS 66725 with Pastor Ollie Heth officiating.   Condolences may be left at murdockfuneralhomes.com. Opal may be viewed after 2:00 p.m. on Thursday.