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Dorothy Lucille Murray

February 23, 1935 ~ November 20, 2017 (age 82)

Woodruff, SC - 


Dorothy Lucille Hale Murray was born to the late Robert Early Day “Bob” Hale and Thaxton “Minnie Bell” Gray Hale in Austinville, VA on February 23, 1935. 

Ms. Murray was employed as a caregiver in New Jersey and South Carolina. She was committed to her faith and completed Manhattan Bible College in 1975 and was ordained as a Baptist Minister.  Ms. Murray was the owner and operator of a religious store in Elizabeth, NJ, providing counseling to many. 

Ms. Murray was preceded in death by her husband Alonzo “Lonzo” Murray and five siblings:  Kenneth Hale, Gillyard Hale, George Hale, Kate Marie O’Neal and Beulah Martin. 

She leaves lasting and loving memories to her daughter, Doris Greggs of Woodruff, SC; three siblings:  Merle Hale (Annie Sue) of Plainfield, NJ, William Lonzo Hale, Sr. of Trenton, NJ and Betty Lou Abrams (Albert, Sr.) of Gray Court, SC; three grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, along with a host of other relatives and friends. 

She passed on Monday, November 20, 2017, at the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare Hospice Home, and is now resting in everlasting peace with our loving and merciful God. 



 Service Information

Celebration of Life
November 24, 2017

2:00 PM
New Bethel Baptist Church
490 Cross Anchor Road
Woodruff, SC 29388

November 27, 2017

2:00 AM
Franklin Memorial Park
1800 NJ-27
North Brunswick Township, NJ 08902

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