Doris Evelyn Murrell

LEWISTOWN – Doris Evelyn Murrell, 93, of Lewistown, died at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born on Nov. 6, 1919, in Corydon, Ind., she was a daughter of the late Alva Edison and Christine Caroline (Richert) Bell.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Gayle Carol Murrell, two grandchildren, four brothers and three sisters.

Doris is survived by: husband, Robert T. Murrell, whom she married on April 16, 1942; son, Robert J. Murrell, of McClure; and two grandchildren.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, Mifflintown, and Women’s Auxiliary of the 80th Division Veterans Organization as sergeant at arms.

A viewing will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes Inc., Woodlawn, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at First Baptist Church, Mifflintown with Pastor Ron Shupe officiating.

There will also be a memorial service held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Rolling Hills Baptist Church, Verona, with a receiving of friends from noon to 1 p.m.

Interment will take place in Verona Cemetery, Oakmont.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 23964 state Route 35 N., Mifflintown, PA 17059.

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