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Burr Murray

Funeral services were held Friday, Oct. 22, 1982 for Burr Murray, 68, at the Clark Chapel of Memories in Neosho, Mo.

Burr, the son of William and Minnie Murray, was born April 18, 1914, in Farnam. He attended rural school north of Farnam and was a graduate of Farnam High School. He farmed north of Farnam and married Dorothy Stinnette on April 19, 1942 at Cambridge, Nebraska. In July 1942, Burr was inducted into the army and was stationed at Camp Crowder, Missouri. After his discharge from the service, they returned to Nebraska to farm for a few years, then moved to a ranch west of Neosho, Missouri, where Burr lived over 35 years.

At the time of his death on Oct. 18, 1982, Burr had retired from driving a truck for the Kansas City Southern Pacific Railroad but was actively engaged in raising Limousin cattle.

Survivors include two daughters, Kathryn Reed of Goodman, Missouri and Eileen Arehart of Germashine, Germany; two sons, Steve and James both of Goodman, Mo.; one brother, Leo of Emmett, Idaho; two sisters, May Smallfoot of Gothenburg and Edna Peterson of Brady; and eight grandchildren.

Burr attended the Full Gospel Church. Burial was in Neosho Memorial Park Cemetery.

The Tri-City TRIB, Thursday, October 28, 1982, Page 13-B



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