108. Gertrude MURRAY
was born on 12 Jun 1903 in Catawba County, North
Carolina. She died on 1 Nov 2004 in Abernathy Center,
Newton, Catawba County, North Carolina and was buried in
May's Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery, Catawba County.
Her obituary read as follows: NEWTON - Gertrude
Murray Robinson, 101, formerly of Maiden, passed away
Monday, Nov. 1, 2004, at Abernethy Center in Newton. Born
June 12, 1903, in Catawba County, she was the daughter of
the late Oley D. and Mattie Sigmon Murray. She was a
member of Mays Chapel United Methodist Church in Maiden.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by
her husband, Boyd B. Robinson; a daughter, Mary Francis
Robinson Stewart; three sisters, Maude Pleasants, Jessie
Arndt and Lois Buchanan; seven brothers, Fred, Rowland,
Lambert, Paul, Harry, Ralph and Webb Murray; and three
grandchildren. She is survived by a sister, Nell Robinson
and husband, John, of Morganton; a son-in-law, Jack
Stewart of Tennessee; four grandchildren; and 23
great-grandchildren. The funeral service will be held
Thursday, Nov. 4, 2004, at 3 p.m. at Mays Chapel United
Methodist Church in Maiden with the Rev. Ralph Lepley
officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 1:30 to
2:45 p.m. at the church prior to the service. Memorials
may be made to Mays Chapel United Methodist Church, 1707
Mays Chapel Church Road, Maiden, N.C. 28650. Burke
Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Robinson family. [Hickory
Daily Record - Tuesday, November 2, 2004]
Gertrude MURRAY and Boyd B. ROBINSON were married
estimated 1924. Boyd B. ROBINSON
was born about 1900.