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Murray, Rebecca J.
Rebecca J. Murray, 70, of Galesburg, died at 7:12 a.m. Monday, July 9, 2012 at home.

She was born April 26, 1942 in Galesburg, the daughter of Merle and Imogene Beegle Nelson. She married Robert R. Carley July 26, 1960 in Galesburg. He preceded her in death on November 24, 1977. She later married Richard L. Murray March 10, 1978 in Burlington, Iowa. He preceded her in death May 20, 2000.

She is survived by two sons, Stanley J. (and Tina) Carley and Jeffrey D. Carley, both of Galesburg; six grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and a brother, David (and Sherry) Nelson. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother.

Rebecca had worked as a clerk at the Salvation Army. She attended Galesburg High School and lived most of her life in Galesburg. She was a member of the Foursquare Gospel Church and had belonged to a sewing club.

Cremation will be accorded. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday, July 13, 2012 in Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Sister Karen Wakefield and Brother Kenneth Rusher will officiate. There will be no visitation. Burial will be in East Linwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Foursquare Gospel Church or the family. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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