• Wilma Jean Murdock

  • Wilma Jean Murdock, 74, of Independence, Mo., passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at her home.

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  • Wilma Jean Murdock, 74, of Independence, Mo., passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at her home.
    She was born December 30, 1938, in Sugar Creek, Mo., to Emmert and Alice (Ashcraft) Lewis. On October 25, 1958, she was united in marriage to Clarence Murdock, who preceded her in death.  She was a supervisor for Osco Drugs, retiring in 1999. She was a member of First Church of God in Independence, Mo. Wilma enjoyed gardening, reading, crafts, and spending time with her grandchildren. In addition to her husband, Clarence, she was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Carl Lewis and Butch Lewis; and sisters, Anna Hazelrigg and Mary Keck. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother/gee, and sister.
    Her remaining family is her daughters, Tracy Carty of Springfield, Mo., Carol Sims and husband, Archie, of Fayetteville, N.C., and Jennifer Murdock of the home; sister, Dorothy Wilkinson; brother, William Lewis and wife, Margie, of Kingsville, Mo.; grandchildren, Rachel Dagley and husband, Rob, of Pleasant Hill, Mo., Butch Carty of Springfield, Mo., Arron Sims and wife, Tara, of Fort Jackson, S.C., Nicole Dulin and husband, Stephen, of Chester, Va., Bradley Sims of Fort Hood, Texas, and Shelby Murdock of Independence, Mo.; and great-grandchildren, John Dagley of Pleasant Hill, Mo., Riley Dagley of Pleasant Hill, Mo., and Chase Dulin of Chester, Va.
    Memorial service for Wilma will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 15, at the First Church of God, 220 E. Elm St., Independence. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family to help offset funeral expenses.
    Memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.
    Arrangements: Meyers Funeral Chapel, Blue Springs, 816-229-3276.
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