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Linn County News
Published Feb. 28, 2018
Helen Marie (Dunnington) Murrow, age 94, Blue Mound, Kan., passed away on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at the Fort Scott Manor. She was born on Jan. 21, 1924, east of Prescott, Kan., the daughter of Fredrick Otto and Ethel Cordell Shaler Dunnington.
She married Vernon Edwin Murrow on Aug. 29, 1945, at Iola, Kan. They lived south of Blue Mound all their married life of 56 years. He preceded her in death on May 17, 2002.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; a son, Leon Murrow, in 2007; and three sisters, Anna Twamley, Verna Caldwell and Ruby Earnest.
She is survived by a son, William Murrow and his children with Ronda: Marci Fox and husband Mickey, Lisa Hemby, Nikki Burks and husband Joe, Debbie Sharkawi and husband Tarek, and Chad Murrow and wife Misty; a daughter, Donna Casner and husband Mark and children: Matheau Casner and wife Regi, Jason Casner and wife Rochelle, and Michael Casner and wife Amanda; daughter-in-law Sandy Murrow and children: Scott Murrow and wife Gretchen, and Brian Murrow and wife Megan; and 30 great grandchildren: Kylie and Emily Fox, Nathan, Ryan, Caleb and Trenton Hemby, Taryn and Katie Burks, Kass, Max and Lexi Sharkawi, Corbin and Easton Murrow, Hannah, Luke, Allison and Elizabeth Casner, Jeremiah, Isaiah and Elias Casner, Gracie and Olivia Casner, Alex, Ashley, Joe, Cole, Isabelle and Kirstyn Murrow, Marley Murrow and Hunter Dunn.
Helen loved her family with all her heart. She worked at the Chicken Shack. She enjoyed reupholstering furniture, embroidering tea towels and making quilts for the family.
A private family funeral service was held. Burial was in the Boulware Cemetery.
The family suggests contributions to Fort Scott Manor. Online condolences for the family can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.

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