Virginia Louise

October 1, 1938 - October 3, 2020

Virginia Louise Murks, age 82, of Florence, passed away October 3, 2020.  A graveside service is planned at Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m.

Mrs. Murks was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ruel Murks; son, Raymond Young; and siblings, Jerry Reeves, Quanie Reeves, Eva Miller, and Margaret Rayburn.

Survivors include her sons, Eddie Young (Melissa); grandsons, Brett Young and Will Rayburn; granddaughters, Natalie Mitchell (Dallas) and Meredith Rayburn; and siblings, Kenneth Reeves, Lois Smith, and Brenda Reeves.

Mrs. Murks was a loving wife for 48 years and was faithfully by his side as he was in the nursing home for three years.  She never missed a day of being with him.  She was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ.

She dearly loved her sons and grandchildren, and enjoyed cooking all of their favorite foods.

The family would like to express their appreciation to Florence Nursing and Rehab for their loving care, and a special thanks to Kristi McDonald.

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Graveside Servcie

October 7, 2020
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Graveside Servcie

Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens, Florence Boulevard, Florence, AL, USA

October 7, 2020 1:00 pm

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7 Comments on “Virginia Louise Murks”

  1. So sorry. Losing your mother is so hard. She’ll really be missed.
    You, Melissa and your family are in our thoughts.
    Mary Alice and Jim

  2. Eddie I am sorry for the loss of your mom. Prayers for you and your family now and in the coming days.

  3. Eddie. My wife and I are sorry for the lost of your mom.a woman that not many people. was like hearted and nice to all whom knew her .again we are sorry for loss.and Raymond also may they both r.i.p. Jeff and Billie Mock

  4. So sorry to hear about the passing of Mrs. Louise. Knew her and Ruel for many years through there association with the Underwood – Petersville FD. She was a lovely lady and will be missed by many.

  5. We are so very sorry for your loss. Louise was such a special, beautiful lady. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  6. My condolences to the family of Louise Murks. She will be missed. For many years she was active in NAMI Shoals almost for our beginning. May she rest in peace.

  7. Sorry for your loss. Prayers are sent your way. Mother loved your Mother. If you still have her phone number. You can call her she lost your number. Ann Lamar skipper. This is Jennifer

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