Shirley Maddix Murray 93 of River Croft estates, Leland died Sunday December 2, 2007 at her residence with her daughter and her Cat Sam at her side.
Shirley was born in Natick, MA the daughter of the late Forest Norcross Maddix and Nettie Smith Maddix. Her husband John Alden Murray died in 1976. She was the retired owner and operator of the John Alden Murray Real Estate and Insurance Company in Mt. Dora Florida. She served the town of Mt. Dora Florida on the City council for many years.
After her retirement in 1985 she joined her daughter and traveled the United States while her daughter served with the United States Coast Guard. She met many wonderful people along the way, and enjoyed life to the fullest , and always enjoyed playing bridge.
Her daughter Jane M. Hartley of Leland and brother Dr. Forrest Norcross Maddix, Jr. of Wellesley Hills, MA. survive her.
Memorial Service will be held 4: 00 P.M Saturday December 8, 2007 at Goshen Baptist Church in Leland with the Rev. Barbara Bell officiating. The family will see friends following the service.
Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice 2222 S. 17th Street Wilmington, NC 28401 or to the Nature Conservancy Treasury 4245 N. Fairfax Drive Suite 100 Arlington, VA 22203.
Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28401 910.791.9099