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Ruth Hicks Murray – Wake Forest Obituary

Ruth Hicks Murray

Oct 5, 1950 – Feb 9, 2017

Ruth Estelle Hicks Murray, 66, passed away Thursday morning February 9, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Wake County the daughter of the late Charlie Hicks and Lizzy Estelle Honeycutt Hicks.

Ruth worked 40 years at Nationwide Insurance. She loved to spend time with her family and grand kids.

A funeral service will be held 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon February 12, 2017 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Ridgecrest Baptist Church Cemetery.

Ruth is survived by her husband of 44 years; Danny Ray Murray, daughters; Crystal M. Tilley and husband Chris, Toni Bowden and husband Derek, granddaughters; Madison and Bayleigh Tilley, Taylor Bowden, grandson; Reid Bowden, step-granddaughters; Emily and Ashlyn Bowden, sisters; Lynda Faye Creutuzburg (Earl), Kitty Pulsifer (Richard), brother; Larry Hicks (Ernestine), sister-in-law; Carolyn Hicks, 4 nieces, 2 nephews, several special cousins and friends, mother-in-law; Nola Murray.

She was preceded in death by a brother; Linwood Hicks.

The family would like to thank everyone for the support you have shown them over the last year as Ruth fought her courageous battle with lung cancer.

Flowers are welcomed or memorial contributions may be made to the Ridgecrest Baptist Church 2817 Durham Rd. Wake Forest, NC 27587 or to the Wake Union Baptist Church 13345 Wake Union Church Rd. Wake Forest, NC 27587, Transitions Life Care Hospice, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607 or to the Shriners Children’s Hospital, 950 West Faris Rd. Greenville, SC 29605.

Friends may visit with the family from 6:30-8:30 Saturday evening February 11, 2017 at Bright Funeral Home and Cremation Center 405 South Main St. Wake Forest, NC 27587. (919-556-5811)

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