Frankie Murray, 75, of Anna, died on June 26, 2019, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale.
He was born on June 11, 1944, in Cobden, the son of William and Bertie Burnett Murray.
He married Janice Graves on Aug. 23, 1985, in Jonesboro.
Mr. Murrray is survived by his wife, Janice Murray of Anna; a son, John Murray of St. Louis; a daughter, Lisa (Matt) Graham of Anna; three grandchildren, Dylan and Allyson Graham, and Megan (Ryan) Chapman; two great-grandchildren, Clayton and Willow Chapman; siblings Bill (Nadine) Murray of Alto Pass, Donald (Linda) Murray and Betty Stegle, all of Anna, and Bertie Green of Birmingham, Ala.; sisters-in-law Carolyn Murray of Jonesboro, Patsy Murray of Chicago, Edwina Murray of Anna and Mariam Murray of Alto Pass; many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Dorothy Murray; siblings Junior, Charlie, Melvin, Jimmy and Bobbie Murray; sisters Dorothy Burgess and Laverne Highland; a sister-in-law, Sue Murray; and brothers-in-law Jim Stegle, Joe Green and Frank Highland.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era. He was an over the road truck driver for many years.
Funeral services were at noon Saturday, June 29, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, with the Rev. Nick DiMauro officiating.
Interment was in the Alto Pass Cemetery. Graveside military rites were conducted by Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of the VFW in Anna and the Illinois National Guard military honor team of Marion.
Memorials can be made to Janice Murray.
To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com.
Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna was in charge of arrangements