James Dennis Murrell
December 9, 1954  -  July 16, 2018

James Dennis Murrell

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MintonChatwell Funeral Directors
Broadway at Canadian
Fritch, TX  79036
Friday, July 20, 2018
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Grace Church
401 Gardner St.
Borger, TX  79007
Saturday, July 21, 2018
10:00 am
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Westlawn Memorial Park
8745 Hwy 136 - 6 Miles West of Borger
Borger, TX  79007
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James Dennis Murrell 63 of Fritch went to be with his Heavenly Father on Monday, July 16, 2018 in Amarillo. Funeral services will be 10:00 am Saturday at Grace Church in Borger. Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch. There will be a Family and Friends visitation Friday July 20, 2018, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.

Dennis was born December 9, 1954 in Borger to James Junior Murrell and Velta Mae (Trollinger) Murrell. He grew up in Fritch. He worked as a gas plant operator. He married Jackie Bocock March 9, 1974 at Boise City, Oklahoma. He was a member of Family Celebration Church in Fritch. He was a member of Soldiers for Christ Motorcycle group. He loved swimming and tinkering on cars and different things. He enjoyed the mountains and telling people about Jesus.

Dennis is preceded in death by his parents and a sister Cathy Snider.

Surviving are his wife Jackie. Son Jay Murrell and wife Connie of Amarillo. Daughters Denise Ledet and husband Rob of Borger; Rebecca Wood and husband Brandon of Perryton. Brother Donnie Murrell of Fritch. Sister Delena Burks and husband Walter of Fritch. Six grandchildren Lance, Krista, Zayne, Payton, Allie, and Emma. One great grandchild Briar.


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  1. Les Snodgrass
    Twentynine Palms, CA

    Jackie and family. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  2. Terry L. Nivens
    Houston, TX

    Jackie, I'm so sorry for your loss. Rest in peace Dennis.

  3. Leigh Wheless
    Claremore, OK

    Sorry for your loss.

  4. janice kay nivens
    dayton, TX

    so sorry for your loss

  5. MN
    , VA

    I am very sorry for your loss . Losing a loved one in death is such a difficult thing to experience . Please be comforted by the promises in the Bible . Jesus tells us at John 5 : 28 , 29 that all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out . What a loving provision put in place by the God of all comfort so we can have the assured hope of seeing our dead loved ones live again one day . Meanwhile as I pray for that day to come I ask Jehovah God to bless your family and give each of you the strength to endure this most trying time . For more Bible promises please visit jw.org .

  6. David and Mary Sly
    Fritch, TX

    Delena, David and I were so sorry to hear of your brother's passing. You and your family are in our prayers, God Bless, David and Mary

  7. Luke McDaniel
    Liberal, KS

    His big smile and big heart will be missed by many. Praying for your family at this time.

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