Rebecca Ann McMurry

May 05, 1943 ‒ July 22, 2019

Sunbury, Ohio

Rebecca Ann McMurry, age 76, of Sunbury, died peacefully on Monday, July 22, 2019 at The Ohio State University Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.  Retired Pediatric Nurse at Doctor’s North Hospital.  Former member of the Metropolitan Columbus Daylily Society.  Becky enjoyed reading, sewing and playing games on the computer.  She enjoyed summer vacations at Lake Erie and loved her grandchildren.  Born May 5, 1943 in Tiffin, OH to the late Robert A. and Evelyn M. Bernard.  Also preceded in death by husband, James N. McMurry and brother, Robert Bernard, Jr.  She is survived by devoted children, Craig (Annette) McMurry of Galena and Molly (Kevin) Payne of Danville; grandchildren, Ross and Evelyn McMurry, Max and Alex Payne; brother, Steve (Becky) Bernard of Tiffin; sisters, Janine (Doug) Albert, Julie (Greg) Clouse all of Tiffin.  Memorial Service 11:00 AM Saturday, July 27, 2019 at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 N. State Route 61, (at SR 3), Sunbury.  Mr. Larry DeWitt, Funeral Celebrant.  Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio, 510 E. North Broadway, 4th Floor, Columbus, OH 43214 in Becky’s memory.  DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the McMurry family.  Special memories and condolences can be shared with the family on this website.

  • Molly, Kevin, Max, Alex and family, I have a heavy heart for you and your family. What a wonderful Woman your Mom was. You, without a doubt, were very lucky to have had her.

  • Dear Molly and Family, your Mom\ Grandma was one of those special people who really touch your heart! I remember those wonderful teaching days in Grandview and the support and humor Becky brought to my life! God Speed!

  • Janine and Julie: I am so very sorry to hear of Becky’s passing. Molly and Craig – it is hard losing your mom and my heart goes out to all of you. She is with your dad now and I’m sure she is looking down on all of you and smiling. May God bless all of you.

  • Molly,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Cherish the memories for they will always be with you! I shared many good times with your mom and Tudy at DHN! They are together again with your dad!
    You were the BEST Flower girl ever!
    God bless you!

  • Molly and family-we are so sorry for your loss. You’ve been in our thoughts and prayers. Your mom was such a nice, gentle woman. May God comfort you at this time. (I’m her neighbor next to Jonna). Love and hugs!

  • To the family I send my condolences to you all. I hope to meet you later will try to be at funeral. I worked with your mother back in the 60’s she was a great nurse and taught me a lot. sorry for your lost she will be missed.

  • We send our condolence to Becky’s family. Becky & I were neighbors and went all the way through school together. Had lots of great times playing at Oakley Park & in school,too. Your family are in our thoughts & prayers.

  • Craig and Molly,
    So sorry to hear about your mom. She was a special lady. We shared lots of fun times while you were little. Memories will keep your mom alive in your heart forever. Finally at peace and with your dad and Tudy. Hugs and prayers for all.

  • Sorry to hear of Becky’s death. I’m sure she was a wonderful mother to Craig and Molly. She got to experience being a pediatric nurse and even in death wants to see that children have the care they need. Becky and I grew up alongside Oakley Park in the north end of Tiffin Ohio. It made for a wonderful childhood. God bless her precious family and remember all the wonderful times you shared.