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Lynda Murchison (4-21-19) service 4-24-19

Lynda Tanner Murchison, age 73, resident of Arlington, Tennessee, departed this life Sunday evening, April 21, at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital.
Funeral Services for Ms. Murchison were at 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 24, at Hickory Withe First Baptist Church with Dave Biter officiating. Interment followed in Savannah Cemetery in Savannah. Arrangements were provided by Peebles Fayette County Funeral Homes & Cremation Center – Main Chapel in Somerville.
Ms. Murchison was born Nov. 2, 1945, in Savannah, the daughter of the late Grady Tanner and Helen Price Tanner.
She was a graduate of Hardin County High School in Savannah and was a former resident of Huntsville, Alabama where she was a member of Whitesburg Baptist Church for 35 years. She was most recently a resident of Arlington, Tennessee, and was a member of Hickory Withe First Baptist Church. Ms. Murchison was employed as an accountant for many years. She served on the Board of Directors of Friends of Nazareth. She enjoyed serving on mission trips, quilting, oil painting, sewing and reading.
Ms. Murchison is survived by two daughters, Michelle Pattat (Clayton) of Arlington, Tennessee, Wendy Murchison of Munford, Tennessee; two sisters, Sue Benson of Savannah, Dorothy Tanner of Savannah; four grandchildren, Tyler Pattat (Caroline), Avery Pattat (fiance, Valeria Torres), Eli Pattat, Talan Poyner; two great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Mickey Sanford.
Members of Ms. Murchison’s Sunday School class at Hickory Withe First Baptist Church served as pallbearers.
The family requests that memorials be directed to Friends of Nazareth, 3482 Keith Bridge Road #215, Cumming, Georgia 30041 or at
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