The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Buena Vista, Georgia. Burial will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery, Power Station Road, Buena Vista, Georgia.
Charlene was born January 19, 1951 in Buena Vista, Marion County, Georgia to the late Charlie Murray, Sr., and Mary Bell Sales Murray. She was a 1968 graduate of the historic Buena Vista High School. She continued her education at Albany State College, Albany, Georgia and obtained her CNA Nursing Certificate at Columbus Technical College.
She worked at Marion County Memorial Nursing Homes as a nurse's assistant and later as an administrative assistant in the front office. After leaving Marion County Memorial Nursing Home, she worked at Columbus Regional Medical Center as a financial and accounts payable clerk. She retired from there in December 2013. After retirement, she worked part time for the Marion County Board of Elections where she served as vice chairman of the board.
She was a faithful member of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church where she was president of Usher Board and worked faithfully on the Women Ministry, Trustee Board and many other church ministries.
Charlene was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Hilton Murray and Horace Murray.
Survivors are her loving children, Anthony Murray (Gail), Buena Vista, Georgia and Nicholas Times (Sabrina), Marietta, Georgia; four grandchildren, Antonique Murray, Courtney Murray, Anthony Lamar Murray and Nolan Times; one great grandchild, Ardeja Day; two sisters, Mary Ann Murray and Mildred Morrison (Charles), two brothers, Charlie Murray, Jr. and Milton Murray (Pearlie) and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, great nephews and great nieces.