Tamala Dawn Murray

November 14, 1959January 1, 2019

Tamala Dawn Murray, 59, of Oak Island passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at her home.

Tamala was born November 14, 1959 in Alamance County, daughter of William Otha Loy and Marjorie Todd Loy. She moved to Oak Island two years ago where she enjoyed taking long walks on the beautiful beach. Several of her hobbies include gardening, baking, and watching UNC basketball. She was a true UNC fan! Her huge heart yet brutally honest personality made her everyone’s special friend.

Survivors in addition to her parents include her life partner, Lisa Bradshaw of Oak Island; loving children, Lindsay Rene Murray of Wilmington, Kathryn Michelle Murray of Winston-Salem, Clinton Johnson Murray of Burlington, and Kassidy Rebecca Murray of Oak Island; sister, Candis Loy of Germanton; grandson, Hayden William Bower; and her unborn twin grandsons, Sean Michael Murray and Samuel Johnson Murray.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be made at

Peacock-Newnam &White Funeral and Cremation Service


  • Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Tamala Dawn Murray

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Cheryl Dalton

January 3, 2019

So very sorry to hear the news of Tammy passing,hadn't seen her in years.She was an amazing person.God truly got an angel.We used to be neighbors and she was so sweet,loved those babies so much.I will be keeping all her family in my prayers,fly high,till we see you again. Love Cherie and Joey.