Kathryn Murray obit

Kathryn Murray

GOODFIELD – Kathryn Murray, 69, died at 11:55 p.m., Saturday, April 6, 2019, in a tragic home fire at her home near Goodfield.

She was born June 30, 1949, in Peoria, the daughter of Johnny and Lucille Enns Parker.

Survivors include one daughter, Lori (Mike) Alwood, Goodfield; two granddaughters, Katrina Alwood and Samantha Alwood, both of Goodfield; one great-grandson, Kyle Alwood and one sister, Jeannie (Carl) Glover, East Peoria.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, one brother, one sister and three great-grandchildren.

A homemaker, Kathryn had worked in the factory for Foster and Gallagher in Peoria. She was an artist who enjoyed drawing and sewing. Kathryn loved to cook and bake and enjoyed camping and fishing. She loved to spend time with her family especially with her daughter and grandchildren. Kathryn was known as the best Grandma.

Services will be held Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the Goodfield Apostolic Christian Church, Goodfield. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is charge of the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to A-R-H Funeral Home to assist the family with expenses.


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