Carmon L. Murray

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Graveside services for Carmon L. Murray, 84, of Ada are at 9 a.m. Friday at Rosedale Cemetery. His son-in-law, the Rev. David Gray, will officiate.
Mr. Murray passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, at his home.
He was born Sept. 8, 1934, at Konawa to Ozzie J. and Alma F. Byrd Murray. He lived in the Ada area his entire life.
Carmon was baptized June 23, 1946, at Oak Avenue Baptist Church and was a member of the Ahloso Baptist Church. He graduated from Stonewall High School in 1953 and attended East Central University.
He married Zoe Brown on May 1, 1986, in Ada. She preceded him in death July 6, 2013.
Mr. Murray had worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone (AT&T), retiring April 1, 1988. He served in the U. S. Marine Corps in Korea from Aug. 26, 1953, until being honorably discharged as a sergeant Aug. 25, 1956.
Carmon enjoyed visiting with family and friends. He was a licensed gun dealer for many years and had a vast knowledge of guns, knives and other collectibles.
Most of all, he was proud of his family, his career with Ma Bell and his military service. He was a true American patriot and lived by the motto "God, Family, Country."
Survivors include his children, Victor Murray and wife, Darla, Karen Gray and husband, David, Diana Wallis and husband, Gregg, all of Ada, and Daniel Murray of Stonewall; a sister, Josie May Brashears of Broken Arrow; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and a grandson, Joshua Curtis Murray.
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Published on September 3, 2019
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Margaret Stephens
Sep 04, 2019
Carmon was like a big brother to me. I have known him since childhood growing up in the Ahloso community. He touched the lives of a lot of people and he will always be remembered. My sympathies to Jo and the rest of his family.
Hugh J. Brasher
Sep 03, 2019
Carmon and I have been friends since the early '70s. We were both Marines and enjoyed the same hobby of gun collecting and trading.
I have a lot of good memories back when he opened his shop on Friday afternoon several of our friends would gather there for coffee and snacks and have a great time. I will certainly miss him and the good times we had.