The Norman Transcript

Obituaries

May 6, 2013

Sally Jean Murnan Conway

NORMAN — Sally Jean Murnan Conway, 72, of Mesquite, Texas, departed this life May 4, 2013, after a lengthy illness. She was born in Norman, the youngest of four children, to Jessie Edna (Dodd) and Troy Grant Murnan.

Preceded in death by her parents, her brother Troy and wife Jane, brother Kenneth and wife Margaret, and sister Shirley Beller and husband Calvin. Survived by her beloved husband of 27 years Donald Conway of the home, originally of Cheyenne, Okla.; son Garry Charley and wife Shirley of Norman; daughter Susie Powell of Addison, Texas; grandchildren Matthew and Michael Charley and Vicky Martin; great-grandchildren Austin and Teagan, and by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Sally worked for many years at Griffin State Hospital and the Union Bus Station in Norman. After moving to Texas she was proud to be one of the first female ticket agents at Continental Trailways in Dallas before going to work at Western Electric in Mesquite. She was working as a jailer for the Dallas County Sheriff’s department when illness forced her retirement. Like her mother, Sally had a green thumb and loved to grow things. She and Don’s house and yard were full of plants. She loved her backyard roses and feeding all the little birds that came to visit.

Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013 in the Sparkman/Crane Chapel with interment at 1 p.m. at DFW National Cemetery.

Norman Transcript, Monday, May 6, 2013

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • Lora M. Dodd

    Lora M. Dodd, life-long resident of Norman, passed away peacefully Monday, April 14, 2014, at Norman Regional Hospital at the age of 91. She was born Oct. 7, 1922, the first of six children born to Harry L. McFarland and Emma (Brown) ...

    April 17, 2014

  • Floyd Lemuel Cox

    Floyd Lemuel Cox, 67, of Noble, passed away unexpectedly at home Tuesday, April 15, 2014. He was born June 6, 1946, in Noble. He was the fifth child of nine children born to Lemuel Cox and Opal Irene (Bentley) Cox....

    April 17, 2014

  • Robert Lytle Allen

    Robert Lytle Allen died Friday, April 11, 2014, at the age of 96. Mr. Allen was born Jan. 10, 1918, in Cleveland to Samuel William and Nellie Dunlap Allen. He was a longtime resident of Grove City, Pa., and resided part-time in Venice, ...

    April 16, 2014

  • John Leonard Humphrey

    John Leonard Humphrey, 81, of Norman, passed away peacefully with family surrounding him Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Norman....

    April 16, 2014

  • David Lynn Collins

    David Lynn Collins, 63, of Norman, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, March 30, 2014. David was born Aug. 14, 1950, in Norman. He was the fourth child of JR and Lotella Voncille Collins....

    April 16, 2014

  • Marylin E. Carpenter

    Marylin E. Carpenter, 92, of Harrison, Tenn., passed away Friday, April 11, 2014. A native of Arkansas, she lived in Oklahoma most of her life before moving back to Hot Springs, Ark., and then to Tennessee. She was a member of the ...

    April 15, 2014

  • Harry Howard Henninger

    Harry Howard Henninger, 90, of Ardmore, was called home to the Lord on Saturday, April 12, 2014. He was born Sept. 9, 1923, in Elmore City as an only child to Ted and Dora (Morse) Henninger....

    April 15, 2014

  • Karen Jeffery Hines

    Karen Jeffery Hines, 62, passed away on her birthday, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. She was born April 9, 1952, at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Md. Karen was preceded in death by her husband, Gaylon Wayne Hines....

    April 15, 2014

  • Dr. James M. Gray

    Dr. James M. Gray, 74, longtime Grove resident, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, with his family by his side....

    April 15, 2014

  • Mary L. Semore

    Mary L. Semore, of Norman, was born June 23, 1934, in Eufaula to Sam and Mary Clark Jennings and passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Norman at the age of 79....

    April 15, 2014