Blanche “Bea” Ellen Murray

Blanche “Bea” Ellen Murray, age 81, of Greenfield, died Nov. 3, 2011. The daughter of William and Margaret Bentley Stidham, Bea was born on March 21, 1930, in Norton, Va.

Survivors include her sons, Ralph Murray & Larry (Judy) Murray; daughters, Linda (David) Daringer and Edna (Larry) Stall; grandson, Joshua Doueik; brothers, Douglas (Ann) Stidham, Bobby Stidham and Randy (Geri Collins) Stidham; sisters, Angie (Earl) Durham, Leulla (Clayton) Arnold , Connie Akers and Belve Gallaway; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren.

Besides her parents, Bea was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathy Doueik.

Graveside services will take place at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 5, 2011, at Washington Park East Cemetery. Hendryx Mortuary, Cumberland Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.