‹ Return to Current Obituaries

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Lois's visitation.

Lois Johnson McMurtury

Lois Johnson McMurtury, 72, resident of 94 Pinehurst St. wife of C. Fred McMurtury passed away Friday March 23, 2012 at her home.

Born Dec. 26, 1939 in Oconee County, she was a daughter of the late Lois Owens and Roy Marion Johnson.

She will be affectionately remembered as a wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Surviving in addition to her husband of the home are 2 sons, Sam McMurtury and his wife Marie of Calhoun Falls, SC and Ryan McMurtury and his wife Michelle of Abbeville, SC; 2 sisters, Barbara Bishop of Easley, SC and Nancy and husband Jerry Rook of Myrtle Beach, SC: 1 brother, Johnny R. Johnson of Pelzer, SC; 5 grandchildren, Samantha McMurtury, Tyler McMurtury, Justin McMurtury, Kirstie McMurtury and Grace McMurtury: 2 great-grandchildren Kennadi and Anna McMurtury. She was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Larry Johnson and Marion Johnson.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 4:00 PM in the chapel at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home with the Rev. James Long officiating. The burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. The family is at the home 94 Pinehurst St. Abbeville, SC.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 4:00 PM Sunday afternoon at the funeral home prior to services.

Memorials in memory of Lois may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont 408 W. Alexander St. Greenwood, SC 29646.


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Sunday, March 25, 2012
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Chandler Chapel, Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Sunday, March 25, 2012
4:00 PM


Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
2699 Highway 72
Abbeville ,  SC  29620

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Lois McMurtury, please visit our flower store.


To The Family, We were so sorry to hear of Mrs. McMurtury's passing.All of you are in our heart & prayers. Lean on God & allow his love, comfort & strength to help you thru this very difficult time and for all the days ahead! We Love You All!!

Donnie & Kathy Grant Mar 26 2012 12:00 AM

I recall fondly the many chats with your mom while I walked the neighborhood. All of us Murphys send our sympathy and you are in our prayers.

Lee Murphy Mar 26 2012 12:00 AM

I am so very sorry for your loss; Lois was a very sweet and special person and I know you will miss her dearly. You all will be in my prayers.

Wanda Epps Hicks Mar 25 2012 12:00 AM

Paul & I were so sorry to hear of the loss of Mrs McMurtury. Our thoughts and prayers will be with all of you durning this hard time. God Bless, Paul & Linda Tiller

Linda Rosser Tiller Mar 24 2012 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you

Barbara Clements Rambo Mar 24 2012 12:00 AM

I just wanted to say how sorry I am for you loss. Prayers go out to you all.

Susie Anderson Coleman Mar 24 2012 12:00 AM

Sam & Family,I am deeply sorrow for your loss. Yall are in my thoughts and prayers.

Tracey Simpson Hutto Mar 24 2012 12:00 AM

Just to let you know we are thinking of you in your time of Loss. Prayers for all.

Ree Ree Ashley Mar 24 2012 12:00 AM

We are deeply sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayer are with all of you during this difficult time.

Grover Jones & Sheila Attaway Mar 23 2012 12:00 AM

My heart aches for you all. I am so sorry for your loss.

Allyson Sumner Smith Mar 23 2012 12:00 AM