Linda McMurray

Granite City |

Linda Sue McMurray, 70, of Granite City, Illinois, born October 18, 1953, in Granite City, Illinois, passed away October 27, 2023, in St. Louis, Missouri.

Linda was a past Women’s Auxiliary Member of VFW Post #7451 in Madison, Illinois. She enjoyed crocheting, quilting, and any arts and crafts. Linda was a social butterfly that enjoyed drinking a cold soda and talking with friends and strangers alike, at Ken’s Lounge in Granite City. She was a caregiver by nature and worked in the healthcare field all her life, including 42 years at SEMC/Gateway Hospital in Granite City, Illinois. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, who will be truly missed.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Blythe and Gertrude, nee Glenville, McMurray; her sister, Sharon Grubbs; and her longtime partner, Charles Wilson.

Surviving are her son, Joseph (Mattye) McMurray, of Rosewood Heights, Illinois, her grandchildren, Morgan (Marshall Robinson) McMurray, Mason McMurray, and McKenna McMurray; her great grandchildren, Ryder, Ariyah, and Lakelyn; her step-mother, Thelma McMurray; two siblings, James (Theresa) McMurray and Patty (Tim) Davis; a brother-in-law, Daniel Grubbs; her Godchild, Cynthia (Clint) Griggs; a lifelong friend, Melodye (Truman) Crispell; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Memorials are appreciated to the Ronald McDonald House Charities. Condolences may also be expressed online at

Visitation: Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, November 1, 2023, at Irwin Chapel, Granite City, Illinois. 

Funeral: Services will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, November 1, 2023 at Irwin Chapel, Granite City, Illinois. 

Obit Provided By:
Irwin Chapel Funeral Home

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