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Murray (AP)
Geraldine Murray

Posted on Aug. 10, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

Jan. 20, 1921 - Aug. 7, 2013

BRISTOL — Geraldine “Gerri” Murray, 92, of Bristol, passed away at 8:20 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at Elkhart General Hospital.

She was born Jan. 20, 1921, in Elkhart, to Clarence Schenk and Leona Higley. She married James R. Murray on Jan. 20, 1940.

She was a member First Baptist Church, Joint Heirs Sunday school class, City Ladies church bowling league, Sunday school superintendent of children at First Baptist Church and Riverside Christian Church, member of the church choir and soloist and a hostess on cruises that she took with her husband with North American Phillips Consumer Products.

Surviving are her husband James of Bristol; son Randy Murray of Bristol; brothers Raymond (Faye) Schenk of Elkhart, James (Katie) Schenk of Elkhart, Homer (friend Kay) Schenk of Elkhart and Marvin (Jennie) Schenk of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her sisters, Marie Cullip and Goldie Sellers.

Visitation is from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, and one hour prior to the funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, all at Waterman Westbrook Clouse Funeral Home. The Rev. John Blodgett of First Baptist Church in Bristol will officiate.

Burial will be in Prairie Street Cemetery.

Memorials may go to Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry Inc., P.O. Box 908, Bellmawr, NJ 08099.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Waterman Westbrook Clouse Funeral Home.