September 14, 1940 - September 4, 2016
Patricia (Pat) Ann Murray passed away on Sunday September 4, 2016 at her home in Irving, TX. Her long battle with colon cancer is now over. She was 75 years old.
Pat was born in Kaufman, TX on September 14, 1940 but lived most of her childhood in Waxahachie, TX. Her parents were Emmitt Lawson and Ollie Mae Murray. She had two older sisters, Bobby Jean Graham and Bettie Lou Murray. Pat graduated from Waxahachie High School in 1958 where she was a member of the marching band and played basketball. Pat attended the University of North Texas and the University of Texas at Arlington. She was a pioneer in computer programming and finished her career as a computer consultant. She also coached many girls’ softball teams and was a long time umpire. Pat loved dogs, cats, and horses. She was a supporter of the ASPCA.
Pat is survived by her long time and beloved partner Sharon Ruth Easterday, her Sister Bettie Lou Murray Templin, Brother in Law Thomas Templin, Brother in Law William Gardner as well as her nieces Linda Ballard Franklin, Carol Ballard Connor, Rhonda Templin Kelly and nephews Ron Ballard, Mike Templin, Gerald Templin, and Gary Templin. She is survived by several great nieces and nephews along with their many children. She made numerous friends through softball and horse shows.
A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at 4:00 PM on September 18, 2016 at the Celebration Community Church located at 908 Pennsylvania Avenue in Fort Worth, TX 76104.
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Arrangements are under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service & Funeral Home
1820 N. Belt Line Road
Irving, Texas 75061
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