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Sara Nell Rodgers Murray, 81, Greensburg, KY (1939-2020)

Sara Nell Rodgers Murray of Greensburg passed away on August 17, 2020. She was 81 years old.

The funeral services for Sara Nell Rodgers Murray will be conducted at 11amCT on Thursday, August 20, 2020, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main St., Greensburg, KY, with Bro. Cliffton Sullivan officiating. Burial will follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery.

Walk through visitation is requested from 4pmCT until 8pmCT on Wednesday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, and after 7amCT on Thursday until the time of the funeral service.

Due to Covid-19, please continue to practice social distancing.

Sara Nell Rodgers Murray of Greensburg, Kentucky, daughter of the late J.G. Rodgers and Essie Shuffett Rodgers, was born on Sunday, January 15, 1939 in Adair County, Kentucky and departed this life on Monday, August 17, 2020 at the Green Hill Rehab & Care Center. She was 81 years, 7 months, and 2 days of age.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church. She was also a former Adult Education Instructor for the Green County Vocational School.

She united in marriage to Glendal Page Murray on August 30, 1957 who preceded her in death on July 21, 2011.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law: Rhonda Gail and Terry Curry of Richmond; a son and daughter-in-law: Shaun and Cathy Murray of Greensburg; three grandchildren: Joshua Curry (JoAnn) of Corbin, Sara Catlett (Will) of Richmond, and Casen Murray of Greensburg; four great-grandchildren: Reece Curry, Elin Curry, Jack Catlett, and Tinley Catlett; a sister-in-law: Ruth Rodgers of Campbellsville; two brothers-in-law: Kenny Murray of LaGrange and David Murray of Greensburg; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Mrs. Murray was also preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters: Kenneth Rodgers, Junior Rodgers, Randal Rodgers, Ortella Pickett, Audrey Wells, and Jean Looney.

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Gideon Bible Fund, or the Bethlehem Baptist Church Youth Program, which can be made at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Casen Murray, Jerry Rodgers, Mike Compton, Will Catlett, Mark Rodgers, Randall Wayne Rodgers

Honorary Pallbearers: David Wells, Mitch Looney, Barry Looney, Charles Pickett, David Murray

Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Sara Nell Rodgers Murray, 81, Greensburg, KY (1939-2020)

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