Leda Kay McMurray of Cleveland, lovingly known as Casey or Nanny, finished her earthly faithful race and entered in Heaven to met Jesus face-to-face on Wednesday, Oct. 14 2020, after a valiant and brave battle with cancer.
She was preceded in death by parents: James Edward Stoutt and Audrey Davidson Vogt; brother, James Edward Stoutt Jr.; and infant brother, David Stoutt.
She leaves behind her loving husband of 49 years, Robert (Bob) Bruce McMurray; sister, Janet Stoutt Gray of Cleveland; daughters: Kelli Paul (Todd) of Calhoun and Amy McMurray of Cleveland; son: Dustin James McMurray (Conswella) of Cleveland; grandchildren: Tanner Tilley (Rose Manfra) of Reliance, and Summer Tilley, Macey McMurray, Noah McMurray, Zach Thompson and Dalton Gage Sullivan, all of Cleveland; adopted-in-love grandchildren: Angela Davis, Jake Davis, Brittney Taylor (Ansley), Corey Taylor, Jamaryn Blair; great-grandson, Kellon D’shon Hudgins; and baby girl Tilley coming in 2021; special nephews: David Gray (Claudia and Alejandra) of El Paso, Texas, who called and checked on her every day; George Gray (Christie) of Cleveland, who was always there for her for any need;
so many special friends who were always there for her: Michelle Davis, Diane (Joe) Taylor, Sandra McClelland, Betty Flowers, Marqueita McClelland, Martha Stevison. Garland and Glenna Garland; and
several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephes.
Leda (Casey) was a devoted wife and mother, who loved her Lord, her damily, her church family and friends.
The joy of her life were her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandson.
She was known as an inspiration and encourager to all who knew her. She was a caretaker to so many both old and young. Some of her favorite times were spent at Slice of Heaven Bakery, where she got to spend time with customers and share her encouragement and testimony. She was a member of Mount Olive Ministries.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at Mount Olive Ministries with a service to follow at 7 p.m.
Leda will be laid to rest at Mount Olive Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Pallbearers will be George Gray, Jake Davis, Noah McMurray, Tony Sartorio, Yattie Westfield and Corey Taylor.
In lieu of flowers, she requests that donations be made to your favorite charity or the Liver Cancer Foundation in memory of Leda (Casey) McMurray.
Family asks that visitors please wear a mask to visitation and funeral.
You are invited to share a personal memory of Casey or your condolences with her family at her online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service Cleveland Chapel has the honor of serving the McMurray family during this time.
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