Lena Elizabeth (Marra) Murry, East Lansing, formerly of Caro

Lena Murry passed away on July 6, 2014 at Hospice House of Mid-Michigan at the age of 95. She was born on January 10, 1919 in Brantford, Ontario, Canada, to Roy and Mary Marra. They moved to Michigan when Lena was 2 years old. She became a naturalized citizen in 1949. Lena and Horace Murry were married on December 28, 1936 in Akron, MI. Their life together was served in faithful ministry at several United Methodist Churches in the Detroit Conference and in Florida. He preceded her in death on September 16, 2001. Horace and Lena had two children, Roy (Betty) Murry and Geraldine (Lewis) Tibbits. She had close relationships with her four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and Lena’s first great-great-grandson will arrive in October. Also surviving are one nephew and three nieces. Also she was preceded in death by her sister, Grace Inglis. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, July 9, 11:00 a.m. at Pennway Church of God, 1101 E. Cavanaugh, Lansing. Interment will follow at Novesta Cemetery. The family received friends Tuesday at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 1730 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing from 5-8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials can be made to her great-granddaughter Lindsay Shorna at Adventures in Missions, to Bay Shore Camp, or to Hospice of Lansing. On-line condolences may be shared with the family at www.greastlansing.com.


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