|WELLMAN - Julie Lynn Murray was born October 13, 1965 in Annapolis, Maryland, the daughter of Richard and Gayle (Lassister) Garner. Mickey Ken Murray was born January 27, 1965 in Anderson, Indiana the son of Vaughn and Betty (Harris) Murray. Mick and Julie both received their Bachelors’ degrees in Youth Ministries from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. They were united in marriage on July 19, 1986 in Prince Frederick, Maryland. They have lived in Iowa the last 20 years. Julie was a substitute associate at Mid-Prairie High School and Mick was co-pastor at the Kalona Mennonite Church. Mick and Julie died on Saturday, February 4, 2012 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Tiffin. Mick was 47 and Julie was 46.
They are survived by their children Brittany, Nicole, Chase and Jordan Murray of Wellman; parents Gayle Garner of Kalona; Vaughn and Betty Murray of Seymour, Indiana; sisters Beth Fiordelise (Bill) of Kalona; Judy Smoll of Greenfield, Indiana; and a brother Terry Murray (Beth) of Normalville, Pennsylvania. They were preceded in death by Julie’s father Richard Garner; a brother Douglas Murray; and a brother-in-law David Smoll.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 11, 2012 at the Mid-Prairie High School in Wellman. Rev. Scott Swartzendruber and Dr. Terry Murray will officiate. Burial will be in the Sharon Hill Cemetery in Kalona. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday and from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday at the Kalona Mennonite Church in Kalona where the family will be present on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. and on Friday from 3-7 p.m. A memorial fund has been established for the Murray Family Fund at Hills Bank. The Yoder-Powell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. |