Marjorie (Bangs) Murray, 90, died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at Grove Nursing Center in Grove.
Marjorie was born Sept. 19, 1927, in Rockford, Kansas to Donald and Lucille (Mason) Bangs.
Marjorie celebrated 69 years of marriage to her high school sweetheart, Jerry Murray. They were united in marriage on May 26, 1946. To this union there were three children.
Marjorie was a graduate of Montrose Rural High School, and taught at various locations in Kansas, while supporting Jerry in his career and raising their children. Her teaching career began at a one room school house outside of Mankato, Kansas.
Upon her retirement in 1987, from Coffeyville Family Practice in Coffeyville, Kansas, they moved to Mankato, Kansas. During retirement they took many trips, worked in the community with Meals on Wheels, the Thrift Shop, the Methodist Church, and selling tickets for Rock Hills High School games.
Upon Jerry's passing, Marjorie moved to Afton, with her daughter, Sylvia and husband Dwayne Drews. Marjorie joined Grove's First Baptist Church in Grove, and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Murray; parents, Donald and Lucille Bangs; and siblings Donald Bangs II, and Catherine Cool.
Marjorie is survived by a sister, Mary Powell of Mankato, Kansas; daughter Sylvia and husband Dwayne Drews, of Afton; son Bruce and wife Teresa Murray, of Rose Hill, Kansas; son Mark Murray, of Kansas City, Missouri; two grandchildren: Ryan Reiman and Trevor Reiman; six step-grandchildren: David Drews, Derrick Drews, Annie Batten, Darren Thornton, Coty Thornton and Liz Edwards; four great-grandchildren: Brendan Reiman, Chandler Reiman, Macyn Reiman, and John Reiman, and eight step-great-grandchildren: Dylan Drews, Natalie Drews, Andrew Batten, Izabel Batten, Aiden Drews, Tim Thornton, Marrissa Thornton, Issabella Thornton, Lillyanna Thornton, and Christopher Thornton.
Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at Harmony Methodist Church, in Mankato, Kansas.
Memorials can be made to Montrose High School Scholarship Fund at State Exchange Bank. Arrangements under the direction of Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home, Grove.