Gail Murray, 64, of Surrency died Tuesday, February 4, 2014. Gail was born July 4, 1949 in Appling County and was the daughter of the late Chris Alford Bates and the late Willie Mae Crosby Bates. She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy. Gail was a retired Cosmetologist.
Survivors include her husband, Freddie Murray of Surrency; two sons, Thomas Murray and Chris Murray, both of Surrency; two sisters, Christine Carter of Surrency and Holly Carey of Glenwood; one brother, Burtonlynn “Rusty” Bates of Statesboro; and four grandchildren, Auden, Skylar, Chance and Raigen also survive.
Funeral services were held Thursday, February 6 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Swain Funeral Home with the Rev. Carlton Rowell officiating. Interment followed in Omega Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Jessie Murray, Will Murray, Jerry Murray, Jeffery Murray, Greg Murray and Jerry Kersey.
Visitation was held Wednesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Swain Funeral Home.
Musical selections were rendered by the Rev. Carlton and Cathy Rowell.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.