Samuel J. Murrell

Apr. 01, 2014 @ 11:33 PM

HAMILTON, Ohio – Samuel J. Murrell, age 78, of Fairfield, Ohio passed away on Monday March 31, 2014 at his residence. He was born on June 29, 1935 in Fonde, Kentucky the son of Hobart and Edna (Mace) Murrell. He was educated in the Kentucky schools, graduating from Middlesboro High School and attended Carson Newman College and Emory & Henry College. On September 16, 1956 in Middlesboro, Kentucky he married Omega J. Monhollen. He was employed at Champion Papers for 39 years and later Rodeway Trucking. He was a member of the First Baptist Church. He is survived by his devoted wife, Omega; his loving daughter, Teresa (Philip) Murrell-Bohn; his grandchildren, Maria Woike and David Woike; his niece, Jackie Clarkson; brothers and sisters, Herbert T. Murrell, Olive Belle Young, Linda Lou Hugglestone and Kenneth Lee Murrell. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother John Hicks Murrell and Clyde Murrell. Funeral Services will be Friday, April 4, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at the Paul R. Young Funeral Home 3950 Pleasant Ave., Hamilton. Burial in Rose Hill Burial Park. Visitation will be Friday from 12:30 p.m. until time of services at the funeral home. Remembrances may be sent to Hospice of Cincinnati 4310 Cooper Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45242. Condolences may be sent to