Karen Denton Murray

Karen Denton Murray

Karen Denton Murray
September 8, 1954 – July 14, 2022

MIDDLESEX – Karen Denton Murray, 67, passed away on Thursday. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to the late Charles and Margaret Culp Denton. She worked as a Juvenile Detention Officer and Secretary. She will be remembered by those who loved her as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend.

Funeral service 1pm, Monday, July 18, 2022, in the Chapel of Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will follow in the Richardson Family Cemetery.

She is survived by her husband of nearly 50 years, Bland Murray; children, Jamie Murray and Tracy Cull; granddaughter, Dayna Brantley (Aaron Fuller); brother, Christopher Cox (Keeli) and nephew, Gavin Cox.

Visitation, 6-7:30pm, Sunday, July 17, 2022, at Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third Street, Wendell, NC.

Arrangements are entrusted to Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Wendell. www.stricklandfuneral.com


  • Lee and Jim Schneider Posted July 16, 2022 12:07 pm

    Bland… we are so sad to hear about Karen. It has been over 40 years since we were all together in Keithville, but had fond memories.
    God’s peace to you all!

  • Lissa Coulter Posted July 17, 2022 10:39 am

    I’m so very sorry for your loss and my heart is heavy for the pain y’all are surely feeling. I will hold the family in my most loving, healing thoughts and see you all on Monday. 💗 May Ms. Karen’s memory always be a blessing.

  • Kayla Freeman Posted July 18, 2022 7:11 pm

    I am so sorry for everyone’s loss. Words are very hard to come by right now… just know I love every one of you and the video of pics- wonderful.

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