Murrie L. O’Brien, 81, of Denton, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at his residence. Murrie was born July 16, 1941 in Hitchins, KY, a son of the late Enach and Lena Marie Taylor O’Brien. He retired from Hitchins General Refactories with 29 years’ service and a member of Laborers Local #1445. He was a member of Savage Memorial Church and was an avid woodworker. Murrie was preceded in death by his wife, Dempsey Thompson O’Brien; son, Robby Barker and sister, Laura Jean Evans. He is survived by sons, Murrie “Junie” (Teresa) O’Brien, Jr., Rickey (Jennifer) Campbell; daughter, Regina (Marty) McGranahan; brother, Enoch O’Brien; grandchildren, Zach (Talia) McGranahan, Lakyn (Andrew) Miller, Kacy (Ryan) Hicks, Dylan (Morgan) Campbell, Katey Campbell, Barren Barker, Misty Barker and Trent Barker; seven Great-grandchildren; canine companion, Bearpaw.
Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 p.m. Saturday at Malone Funeral Home with Bro. James Adams and Bro. Keith Hill, ministers. Burial will be in the Mullins Family Cemetery. Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until service time Saturday. Serving as pallbearers will be, June Steele, Zach McGranahan, Ryan Hicks, Andrew Miller, Marty McGranahan and Junie O’Brien. To leave a memory of condolence, please visit www.malonefuneralhome.com.
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