Visitation with the family and a celebration memorial of the life of Mrs. Nancy J. Murray will be held Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, from 5:30 until 7: 30 p.m. at the Collins-Burke Funeral Home in Jasper.
She was born in 1934 in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., the daughter of the late Walter W. and Marion Parker of Springfield, Mass. She graduated from Commerce High School in Springfield in 1952.
She was employed with the Jasper Public Library from 1980 until her retirement in 2001. Nancy loved to read and was an accomplished pianist.
She is survived by her long-time partner, Bobby Hamm; daughter, Barbara Comer of Charlotte, N.C.; sister, Barbara Baylock of Mansfield Center, Conn.; two nieces, one nephew, and close family friends, Jeanne Mandrell and Rebecca Annette Emberg; and a host of other relatives and dear friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Association or the American Heart Association.
Wilson Brothers Funeral Home, Carbon Hill; 205-924-4147