Birth date: December 16, 1934
Death date: July 20, 2012
Ann Murphree, 77, passed away July 21, 2012 in Tyler, Texas.
Born December 16, 1934 in Dallas, Texas, Ann was the only child of William Clarence Reese and Mary Alice Mixon. In 1951, she met the love of her life Lee Murphree, and they were married in March of 1952. The young couple soon began a family with sons Jerry, Garry and daughter Susan.
White supporting her husbandís 22-year career in the Air Force, Ann devoted herself to raising their family during various assignments throughout the world. Ann and Lee Murphree were married for 60 years.
In October of 1971, Lee retired from the military and moved to Edgewood, TX where Ann worked as a tax assessor for Edgewood ISD. She also joined the Eastern Star in Edgewood. After retiring again, Ann and Lee moved to Canton, TX where they became active members at First United Methodist Church, and later to Tyler where they attended Laneís Chapel, where her life was changed forever when she accepted Jesus into her life.
Ann is survived by her son Jerry Murphree and wife Julie of Tyler; son Garry Murphree and wife Kim of Mineola; daughter Susan Spoor and husband Mike of Grand Saline; five grandchildren: Clayton Spoor and wife Payton of Rockwall; Candace Anness and husband John of San Antonio; Halley Cade of Austin; Jaclyn Murphree of Lindale; and Mackenzie Murphree of Tyler; two great-grandchildren, Carter and Jaxon Anness of San Antonio. She was preceded in death by her husband Lee Murphree, grandson, Michael Murphree, and two brothers; J.M. Davidson and B.C. Davidson.
Family visitation will be held at 10 a.m., immediately followed by services at 11 a.m. on Monday July 23, at Eubank Funeral Home, 27532 St. Hwy 64 in Canton.
10:00 am to 11:00 am on Monday, July 23, 2012 at Eubank Funeral Home 27532 State Hwy 64 Canton TX 75103 (map/driving directions)
11:00 am on Monday, July 23, 2012 at Eubank Funeral Home 27532 State Hwy 64 Canton TX 75103 (map/driving directions)
Haven of Memories 27532 State Hwy 64 Canton TX 75103 (map/driving directions)