Betty Charlene "Char" Murry
January 21, 1933 – November 14, 2019
Betty Charlene “Char” Stanford Murry of Diboll, TX. went home to be with her Heavenly Father November 14, 2019. Char was born January 21, 1933 in Carmona, TX.
She was married to the late Cleon Murry and had six children; 3 daughters - Cindy Saxon and husband Reggy of Lake Charles, La., Kaye Wyatt and husband Jay of Diboll, TX., Carole Cheshire and husband Rodney of Diboll, TX. and 3 sons – Bobby Murry and wife Betty Sue of Lufkin, TX., Randy Murry and wife Gina of Lufkin, TX., and Mick Murry and wife Ramona of Shelbyville, TX. She had 14 grandchildren, Melissa, B.J., Chris, Brittany, J.J., Chaney, Jayce, Kade, Heath, Derek, Kenzie, Kendall, Dallas, Cameron; and 14 great-grandchildren, Slade, Sydney, Marli, Mikayla, Caiden, Madison, Sawyer, Mason, Aubrey, Nathaniel, Chloe, Chandler, Jay, Hallie.
Char was a woman of very strong faith who walked very closely with her Lord and Savior. She was a prayer warrior for her family whom she loved dearly and was so very proud of each and every one of them, Faith and Family were very important to her and her love and dedication to her family was like no other, anyone who knew her knew her pride and joy was the closeness of “The Murry Clan.” She was a devoted member of First Baptist Church of Diboll Texas for over 66 years and an avid sports fan. She will be missed dearly by all who knew her.
In addition to her husband, Char was also preceded in death by her mother, Ruby Allene Stanford; father, Charlie Burr Stanford; sister, Neva Helton; and grandson, Derek Murry.
Pallbearers: J.J. Wyatt, Chris Murry, Cameron Cheshire, Jayce Murry, Heath Murry, Kade Murry, Slade Saxon, Dallas Murry.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to First Baptist Church, 208 Devereaux Street, Diboll, TX 75941.
Visitation will be at Gipson Funeral Home, Lufkin Texas on Saturday from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church in Diboll with Rev. Jeff Robinson officiating. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park.
Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.
- Cindy and Reggy Saxton, Daughter and Son-in-Law
- Kaye and Jay Wyatt, Daughter and Son-in-Law
- Carole and Rodney Cheshire, Daughter and Son-in-Law
- Bobby and Betty Sue Murry, Son and Daughter-in-Law
- Randy and Gina Murry, Son and Daughter-in-Law
- Mick and Ramona Murry, Son and Daughter-in-Law
- Veda Bearden, Loving Sister
Char was also survived by 14 grandchildren, Melissa, B.J., Chris, Brittany, J.J., Chaney, Jayce, Kade, Heath, Derek, Kenzie, Kendall, Dallas, Cameron; and 14 great-grandchildren, Slade, Sydney, Marli, Mikayla, Caiden, Madison, Sawyer, Mason, Aubrey, Nathaniel, Chloe, Chandler, Jay, Hallie.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleon Murry; mother, Ruby Allene Stanford; father, Charlie Burr Stanford; sister, Neva Helton; and grandson, Derek Murry.
- J. J. Wyatt, Active
- Chris Murry, Active
- Cameron Cheshire, Active
- Jayce Murry, Active
- Heath Murry, Active
- Kade Murry, Active
- Slade Saxon, Active
- Dallas Murry, Active
- Visitation Saturday, November 16, 2019
- Funeral Service Sunday, November 17, 2019
Betty Charlene "Char" Murry
November 19, 2019
Please accept my condolences on the loss of your mother. Her story tells of the strong Christian she was and how much she loved our Savior! Prayers for the times that she will be missed, but may memories of her always fill your hearts with joy.
Terry & Barbara Walton
November 16, 2019
Sorry to hear about your Mother. Prayer for the family.
Bill & Sharon Brown
November 15, 2019
Oh my ...what great, sweet memories of Char always with a smile and kind words. Such a spiritual rock for her family. She will be missed by so many but understand that now she is in heaven with no pain or worries. Thoughts and prayers for the Murry family as you go through the days ahead. God will give you Peace and Strength to endure. Love to all of you.