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Anna Reba Huneycutt Murray Young, formerly of Eldorado

  • Anna Reba Huneycutt Murray Young

    Anna Reba Huneycutt Murray Young

 
updated: 1/10/2020 11:58 AM

Anna Reba Huneycutt Murray Young, former resident of Eldorado, passed away peacefully on Jan. 5, 2020 at the age of 95.

Born Aug. 19, 1924, to Farrington Huneycutt and Viola Huneycutt, Reba was the oldest of six children. Raised in Odessa, Texas, Reba married James Philip Murray in 1945 and had two children, Mary and Jim.

Reba worked at KOSA, Odessa's local TV station for more than 20 years.

Widowed in 1999, she married Morris Young in 2001, living in Keene, Texas until his passing in 2009.

Reba was an accomplished artist, avid traveler, gifted photographer, and loved people, her family, and most of all -- God. Preceded in death by her sister, Madre Jean, Reba is survived by her siblings and their spouses Weldon and Billie Jean Huneycutt, Arvil and Johnnie Huneycutt, Cecil and Betty Huneycutt, and Charles and Leta George; children and their spouses, Mary and Ellis Minton, James P. Murray and Lorna Thomas-Murray; five grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson and five stepchildren.

Services will begin at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9 at Lane Prairie Baptist Church in Joshua, Texas.

Interment will be at Murray Cemetery in Eldorado.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, or the William Riley Murray Cemetery Trust.