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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • OBITUARY: James E. Murrie

  • James E. Murrie, age 76 of Harrisburg, passed away at 10:36 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.
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  • James E. Murrie, age 76 of Harrisburg, passed away at 10:36 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.
    He was born on June 9, 1936, in Vienna, to the late James Earl and Ollie (Anderson) Murrie. He married Carrie Charline Gibbons on May 15, 1959, and she survives. Jim worked as a miner for Peabody Coal and later as a barber. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.
    James is survived by his wife, Carrie Charline; son, Mike Murrie of Harrisburg; daughter, Melanie Murrie of Marion; two sisters, Doris Schwartz of Arizona and Joan Case of Florida; a half brother, James E. Murrie; and half sister; Debbie Stafford both of Grantsburg; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
    He was preceded in death by a brother, Bob Murrie.
    Graveside service will precede burial at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in Sunset Lawn Cemetery. Those wishing to attend are asked to gather at the cemetery. Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg is in charge of arrangements.
    Condolences may be sent to the family through the obituary page at www.reedfuneralchapel.com.
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