The Norman Transcript

January 19, 2013

Fern Louise Murray

The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Fern Louise Murray, 89, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, in Norman. She was born Sept. 11, 1923, in Stratford, Okla. to Jess and Goldie (Byford) Wiggins.

Fern loved gardening and taking care of her children.

Fern is survived by one daughter, Donna Smith of Houston, Texas; three brothers, Arlee Wiggins and wife Foncille of Norman, Freddie Wiggins and wife Joyce of Norman and Sonny Wiggins and wife LaWanda of Quinton; one sister, Peggy Phillips and husband Elmer of Norman; daughter-in-law, Gloria Murray; grandchildren, Jera Lynn Whitlaw, Joe Perrin, Jill Parrott, Tonya Regentz, Jena Dee Rundus, Chad Murray; 12 great grandchildren; and special friend, Lori Beck. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joe Murray; son, Jerry Murray; two brothers, Donald and James Wiggins; and two sisters, Dorothy Phillips and Carolyn Blair.

The family will greet friends from 2 - 4 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at Havenbrook Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be held 10 a.m., Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Arlington Memory Gardens, Midwest City, Okla. Arrangements for Fern and her family were placed in the care of the Vice Family at Havenbrook Funeral Home of Norman. Online condolences may be shared at

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