Lynda Sue Denton Murrah
May 29, 1937 – February 13, 2018
Lynda Sue Denton Murrah, 80, passed away peacefully February 13, 2018 at home in New Albany, MS surrounded by family. Lynda was born May 29, 1937 to J.C. “Jake” Denton and Loudell Garrison Denton. Lynda married Roy Travis Murrah on April 4, 1953. They were married 42 years when he passed away in 1996. Lynda and Roy raised their daughters in Clarksdale, MS. They were members of Lyon Baptist Church.
Survivors include four daughters: Joyce Murrah (Jim) Owens of Waxahachie, TX, Janice Murrah (Brant) Godbold of Grenada, MS, Rebecca Murrah Hamberlin of New Albany, MS, Rhonda Murrah (Dennis) Landrum of Hernando, MS, half-sister Jamie Denton Tate of Ecru, MS, half-brothers Billy Wayne Denton and Robert Denton of Ecru, MS, 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and one on the way.
Lynda was preceded in death by her husband, Roy, parents J. C. “Jake” Denton and Loudell Garrison Denton, sister Fannie Lou Denton Furniss, and brother Jimmy Doyle Denton.
Visitation will be Wednesday, February 14, 2018, from 1:00-3:00 pm at her home located at 406 Brushboro Cove, New Albany, MS followed by a family graveside service at 4:00 pm at Vista Memorial Park in New Albany, MS.