Margie Joyce McMurray was born January 25, 1934 to parents Grover Cleveland and Mamie Ellen (Vest) Ulmer. Margie went to meet her Lord, Sunday, September 23, 2018, at the age of eighty-four years.
Margie graduated from Greenwood High School in Arkansas. She was raised in Arkansas and then lived 20 years in California. Margie married Robert McMurray on January 29, 1955 in Lawndale, California. Three children were born to bless this union: Ronald, Patti, and Joyce.
Margie was a homemaker, caring for her children until they were in high school. She spent 24 years as a 911 dispatcher at the Adams County Sheriff’s Office. She was a former member of the Rose Ann Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary. Family was very important to Margie and she was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Margie is survived by her son: Ronald (Shirley) McMurray, Donnellson, Iowa; daughters: Pattie Edwards, Corning, Iowa and Joyce (Tracy) Nelson, Roberts, Wisconsin; step-daughter: Peggy Tomsicek of Colon, Nebraska; nine grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Preceding Margie in death was her husband: Robert; her parents; sister: Vesta Birmingham; brothers: Claude, Glen, Edgar, and Ruble Ulmer.