Graveside service for Faye Hooten Murray, age 83, of Sulphur Springs will be held at a later date at Mt. Sterling Cemetery with President Jeff Sant officiating. There will be no visitation.
Faye passed away Sunday, April 2, 2017, at Christus Mother Frances Hospital, Sulphur Springs. She was born on May 20, 1933 in Dike, TX, the daughter of Ora Bascom Johnson and Mildred Faye Stacy. She married William Byrd Hooten in 1950 and then Bruce Murray, whom preceded her in death. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, worked as a teacher’s aide and secretary for Calgary, Alberta, Canada School District.
She is survived by her daughters, Teresa Carpenter, Janie McCauley and husband Cody, Millie Shultz, Mattie Jacobs and husband Bryan; 10 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; brother, Major Willis and wife Wynona.
Faye was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, William Byrd and Bruce; brothers, William Ollie Johnson and Bascom Eddie Johnson; sister, Kay Hatten; granddaughter, Courtney Shultz.
Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.