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Douglas (Doug) Lee Murray

DOUG MURRAY,  age 68 of Athens, Tenn. passed away Friday, March 1, 2019, in Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. He was a native of McMinn County, Tenn., raised in Virginia Beach, Va. , resident of McMinn County, Tenn. most of his life, a son of the late Ira Hayden  Murray  and Alice Lee Ghorley Murray  McGaha.  He was retired from Sarah Lee after many years of service and was of the Baptist Faith.

He was preceded in death by

  • Son: Jason Douglas Murray,
  • Father-in-law and Mother-in-law: Clyde and Jessie Hooper
  • Sisters: Rebecca Mosier,  and Sonya Mobley,
  • Brothers: Michael Murray, and Gary Murray

Survivors:

  • Wife of 50 years: Kathy Hooper Murray of Athens, Tenn.,
  • Daughter and Son-in-law: Lisa and Doug Rodgers of Athens, Tenn.,
  • Six Grandchildren: Katie (Travis) Swafford, Raya Murray, Lindy Wade, Samuel Wade,  Parents of Raya, Lindy,and Samuel: David and Ally WadeCarter Murray , and Indiana Jones, Parents of Carter and Indiana: J. P. and Eli Jones
  • Two Sisters and Brothers-in-law: Susie and Gene Tallent of Tampa, Fla., Kathy and Doug Moser of Athens, Tenn.,
  • Brother: Brian Hafley of Athens, Tenn.,
  • Several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 7:00 P.M. Thursday, March 7, 2019 in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home. Honorary pallbearers will be Doug Rodgers, Travis Swafford, David Wade, J. P. Jones, Joshua Davis.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 Thursday in the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to www.Laycock-Hobbs.com/notices/Doug-Murray.

Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements.


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So sorry for your loss, prayers for the family.

Tim & Sissy Hooper Mar 7 2019 12:00 AM

A The Color of Memories Table Arrangement was ordered on March 6, 2019

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A The Color of Memories Table Arrangement was ordered on March 4, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Mar 4 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Douglas (Doug) Murray

UTFCU Hospital Branch Ladies Mar 4 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Douglas (Doug) Murray

Mike Clonce Mar 4 2019 12:00 AM

We are just so sorry for your loss . Your family means so much to us

Jay and Rhonda Carver Mar 4 2019 12:00 AM

So sad to hear of Doug's passing. You both have been and still are in our prayers .

jerrie and jim Mar 4 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Douglas (Doug) Murray

Tammy Bradshaw Mar 3 2019 12:00 AM

Kathy, we are so sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family. Love you. If you need us for anything please let us know.

Vonda Holcomb Bain Mar 3 2019 12:00 AM

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