Rebecca E. (Medley) Murray

June 10, 1927 ~ June 26, 2020 (age 93)

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Rebecca E. (Medley) Murray, 93, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Friday, June 26, 2020 at Residential Hospice, Wilkes-Barre.

Born in Wilkes-Barre on June 10, 1927, she was a daughter of the late William and Lillian (McCloe) Medley.

Rebecca was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, where she was also active in the choir. She enjoyed playing the organ, reading and going to bingo. She was especially proud of being a grandmother, spending time with her family and working around her house.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold N. Murray; brothers, Morris and William “Jr.” Medley; sisters, Charlene Jenkins and Shirley Walker and granddaughter, Leona Keatts.

Left to cherish her memory are son, Maynard Keatts; grandchildren, Brandon, Abdu-Su, Aubrey and Lenee ; several great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild; brother,Charles Medley and wife, Rayetta and brother, Reverend John “Jody” Medley; sisters, Dorothy Thornton and Estelle McGoy and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 1 at 11:00 AM at Kniffen O’Malley Leffler Funeral & Cremation Services, Wilkes-Barre. Family and friends may visit from 9:00-11:00 AM.

Interment will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Hanover Twp.

The family asks that you please wear masks and observe social distancing during the viewing.

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July 1, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Kniffen O'Malley Leffler Funeral Home
465 S. Main Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701

Funeral Service
July 1, 2020

11:00 AM
Kniffen O'Malley Leffler Funeral Home

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