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The Rev. Albert R. McMurrin (1903 - 1991)


Posted By: Charles R. Stivers
Date: 8/16/2013 at 09:38:51

The Rev. Albert R. McMurrin
July 29, 1903ľAugust 7, 1991

Rev. Albert R. McMurrin died of a stroke August 7, 1991 at the age of 88 at the Health Center of Friendship Village, Trotwood, Ohio.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Myrtle, six children, 22 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. The surviving children are; Norma Ruth Burris, Trotwood, OH, Lee R. McMurrin, Shaker Heights, OH; Nathan A. McMurrin, Davenport, IA; Paul A. McMurrin, Pikeville, KY; Dwight J. McMurrin, Dayton, OH, and Roger G. McMurrin, Orlando, FL.

Other survivors include his sister-in-law Blanche Brickley and half-sister Arlene French, both of Anamosa, IA.

Funeral and graveside services were held at the Antioch Church, Anamosa, IA, at 10 a.m. August 10, 1991. Memorial services were held at the Dayton First Church of the Nazarene, Dayton, OH at 7 p.m. on August 13, 1991.

Rev. McMurrin, who preached his first sermon at Antioch Church 66 years ago, was born on a farm in Jones County on July 29, 1903. He graduated from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago in May 1928 and pastored rural villages and city churches for the Church of the Nazarene and United Methodist in Indiana, Ohio, and Iowa. His active ministry extended over a period of 56 years, serving congregations in Toledo, Dayton, Cincinnati and Des Moines metropolitan areas.

The family requests that any contributions be made to the Prison Fellowship, P.O. Box 17500, Washington, D.C. 20041 or the Sunshine Acres (a home for abused and abandoned children), 3405 North Higley Road, Mesa, AZ 85205.

Submitted by: Charles R. Stivers
Note: Albert officiated at the marriage of Richard Albert Stivers and his wife Roseann Tarbox. Richard was given his middle name after Albert McMurrin


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