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Gracie Moore Murray

March 8, 1928 ~ October 3, 2020 (age 92)


Mrs. Gracie Moore Murray, was born March 8, 1928 in Blaney, South Carolina. She was the beloved daughter of the late Lucy Harris Moore and Joe Moore. She entered into eternal rest on Saturday, October 3, 2020.

Gracie was a graduate of C.A. Johnson High School, Class of 1950. She furthered her education at Allen University and graduated in 1954 with a B.S. Degree. Her Hobbies include watching TV, sewing, knitting, going to the farm and cooking. She had a special love for her dogs.

Mrs. Murray was united in Holy Matrimony to Mr. Willie Murray. They relocated to Bridgeport, CT. Gracie worked at Fairfield Hills Hospital in Newtown, CT as an auxiliary nurse. She loved the Lord and her family. Mrs. Murray never met a stranger. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. She was a cheerful giver and always did so from her heart. Though she is no longer with us, her loving and kind spirit will forever live in the heart and lives of all who loved and knew her.

She was predeceased in death by her husband Willie Murray; son, Stephen Murray; brothers, Richard, Cleveland, Woodrow, George, Smith, LC, Melton and Roscoe Moore and her sister, Frances Moore Jackson.

Those who will cherish her memories are her loving and devoted daughter, Karen Murray of Columbia, SC; grandchildren, Anthony Jefferson, Samuel (Christie) Phonville, David Phonville and Lenae Phonville; great-grandchildren, Gedaris Phonville, Mariah and Savannah Doughty; spiritual daughter, Sandy Booth; sister, Carrie Huggins; sister-in law, Bessie Moore; longtime friend, Mae Gaymon; devoted friend, Deloris (Willie) Eaves; devoted nieces and nephews, Evangelist Thomasena (Walter) Williams, Imogine Henderson, Clarence Boykin (Alice) and Earlene Branch; devoted aunt, Ruthie McFay; devoted cousin; Annie Fletcher and a host of other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends all whom will miss her dearly.

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October 9, 2020

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Bostick Tompkins Funeral Home
2930 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203

Funeral Service
October 10, 2020

11:00 AM
Bostick Tompkins Funeral Home
2930 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203

Interment following funeral service

Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens
2603 Two Notch Road
Columbia, SC 29204

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