Marilyn Rose McMurray, age 79, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 21, 2016 at her home in Logandale, Nevada. She was born May 7, 1936 in Pioche, Nevada to Lourice Alma and Phoebe Louise Bleak Dennett. On February 22, 1962 she married Frank George McMurray in the St. George LDS Temple.
Marilyn grew up in Pioche and Idaho, living in many different small towns as her dad worked the mines. She earned her Bachelors Degree from University Nevada Reno while working as a waitress. She served an LDS Mission in the Eastern Canada Mission under Thomas S. Monson as her mission president. She then moved to Las Vegas to work as a school teacher. She settled into Logandale where she devoted her life to her family, the church and to scouting. She was loved for her knowledge, her teaching ability and for her willingness to always serve others. She was recognized by the Boy Scouts of America with the Silver Beaver and the Influential Woman in Scouting awards. Later in life, she served a CES mission with her husband in Little Rock Arkansas and she loved serving as an Ordinance Worker in the Las Vegas Temple.
Survivors include her husband, Frank of Logandale, NV; three sons and two daughters: Kaylene (John) Irwin of Springville, UT; David (Cindy); Sean (Maggie) both of Logandale, NV; Garth (Sheirah) of Petersboro, UT; Katherine (David) Cornwall of Orem, UT; 31 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter and one brother, David Gary Feathers of Elko, Nevada. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Laurel; one son, Ryan and one sister, Colleen.
Funeral services were held Monday, April 25, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Logandale Chapel. Visitation will be Sunday, April 24, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Moapa Valley Mortuary and again from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. prior to services at the chapel. Interment will follow in the Logandale Cemetery under the direction of Moapa Valley Mortuary. Friends and family are invited to sign our online guestbook at www.moapavalleymortuary.com