Mrs. Emajean (Walker) Thurman, age 89, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Friday, December 18, 2020, at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House in Murray.
Mrs. Thurman was born in Calloway County, Kentucky, om April 1, 1931, to the late Gairey Walker and Ethel (Lovett) Walker. Mrs. Thurman was a retired registered nurse. She was a member American Nurses Association for 30+ years and a member of the Poplar Spring Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Thurman was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Ray Thurman, who died in 1996; one son, Gairey Thurman; one brother, J.P. Walker; one grandson, Larry Ray Thurman; and one stepdaughter, Donna Wilson.
Mrs. Thurman is survived by two sons, Larry Ray Thurman and wife Linda and Gene C. Thurman all of Murray; two grandchildren, Susan Russell and husband Jason and Emily Overbey; three great-grandchildren, Timmy Thurman, William Russell, and Adalynn Enoch; one great – great grandchild, Logan Thurman; several step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren; as well as a special cousin, Jerry Hicks of Murray.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Rev. Kevin Harris and Rev. Kerry Lambert will officiate, and burial will follow in the Barnett Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the funeral service on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House, 803 Poplar Street, Murray, Kentucky 42071.
Online condolences can be made at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com