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Marquetta Murray

February 12, 1929 — July 11, 2015

Marquetta Murray

Marquetta B. Murray, a wife, mother, educator and friend, transitioned peacefully on July 11, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. She was a graduate of Miles College, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA, and Alabama State University where she received her Masters of Education with a concentration in French. Ms. Murray spent two summers in France while studying their language. She was a proud and active member of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc., Birmingham Chapter; and a member of Retired Teacher Association, Birmingham Chapter. Public visitation will be held Friday, July 17, from 1-8:00 P.M. at Laura Chambers Chapel. The family will be present from 6-7:00 P.M. to receive friends. Celebration of life service will be held Saturday, July 18, 11:00 A.M. at First Baptist Church, Fairfield. She will be laid to rest in George Washington Carver Cemetery. Her loving memories will be cherished by: husband, William "Hat" Murray; son, Derrik "Rick" (Blanche) Murray; grandchildren, Derrik Jr., Mallorie Katrina, Charles Burgess, Chavonne, and Roderick McMillian; 6 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Betty Lou Hood; nephew, Dr. Gordon (Teressa) Fears; godson, Frederick G. Dudley, II; and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, July 17, 2015

1:00am - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Laura Chambers Funeral Chapel

2527 9th Avenue North, Bessemer, AL 35020

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Second Visitation

Saturday, July 18, 2015

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

First Baptist Church-Fairfield

324 59th Street, Fairfield, AL 35064

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Service

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

First Baptist Church-Fairfield

324 59th Street, Fairfield, AL 35064

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Interment

George Washington Carver Cemetery

1020 Minor Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35224

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