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Lillie Mae (Murray) Murrell

May 6, 1929 ~ May 27, 2022 (age 93)

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Lillie Mae Murrell, 93, of Beaufort, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2022 at Carolina East Medical Center in New Bern.

Mrs. Lillie was a member of Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church where she served as a Treasurer and on the User Board. She worked for many years at Sunshine Laundry in Morehead City and later as a care giver for the elderly.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at Bridgeway Church of Beaufort. Burial will follow at Carteret Memorial Gardens in Beaufort.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 Saturday at the Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Loretta Johnson and husband, Arizona of Beaufort; daughter, Nancy Benders of Beaufort; son, Nathan Murrell and wife, Lorraine of Beaufort; daughter, Glovinia Tate of Beaufort; 15 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren, and 4 great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Elijah and Pinky Murray; husband, Joe Nathan Murrell; son, Artis Lee Murrell; great grandson, Elijah Benders, and her five siblings.

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Arrangements by Noe Funeral Service, Inc. of Beaufort, NC.

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June 4, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Bridgeway Church of Beaufort

Funeral Service
June 4, 2022

2:00 PM
Bridgeway Church of Beaufort

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