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OBIT: Mrs. Elaine Jackson Murray

Mrs. Elaine Jackson Murray

Mrs. Elaine Jackson Murray age 51 of Lebanon was pronounced dead at 6:06 p.m. Thursday evening March 28, 2019 shortly after arrival at the Tennova Healthcare E. R. in Lebanon after becoming gravely ill at her Rogers Lane home.

Graveside services and interment were conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, April 2, at the family lot in Wilson County Memorial Park with her Pastor, Eld. Johnny Carver, officiating.

Born Alice Elaine Jackson on November 2, 1967 at Smith County Memorial Hospital, she was the daughter of the late Walter Floyd Jackson, who died May 26, 1984 at the age of 80, and Ethel Virginia Denton Jackson, who died February 21, 2006 at the age of 79. Her only sibling, David Jackson, preceded her in death on July 17, 1993.

On September 22, 2018 at the McFerrin Missionary Baptist Church, she was united in marriage to Larry Scott Murray who survives. The ceremony was performed by Eld. Johnny Carver.

Mrs. Murray was a 1986 graduate of Smith County High School.

She received an associate degree and began her career as a court reporter before beginning work as a laboratory technician for Quest Diagnostics where she had been employed for 15 years.

She had attended Plunkett’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church as a child and was currently a member of the McFerrin Missionary Baptist Church in Madison.

Surviving in addition to her husband are three daughters, Kaylee, Lily, and Mandy Murray all of Lebanon; grandchildren, Eli Frierson and Gracie Trammel; a god-daughter, Rachel Parker Beechboard & husband Beau of the Rome Community.