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(From The Washington Post dated Friday 27 Jul 2007.)
(One correction made here.)
Mary J. Furr
Housekeeper
      Mary Jenkins Furr, 72, a house-
keeper in the Washington area for
more than 20 years, died July 23 at
Washington Adventist Hospital in
Takoma Park.
      She had amyotrophic lateral
sclerosis, also known as Lou Geh-
rig's disease.
      Mrs. Furr was born in Winches-
ter, Va., and settled in the Washing-
ton area by the late 1950s.
      After retiring in the early 1980s,
she moved into Holly Hall apart-
ments in Silver Spring and was ac-
tive in its senior citizens' programs.
      Her marriage to Turner Furr
ended in divorce.
      Three children died, Donald
Furr in 1969, and Nancy Furr in
2005 and Mary Hungerford in
2006.
      Survivors include five children,
Shirley Wetzel of Frederick, James
T. Furr of Pedricktown, N.J., David
Furr of Bunker Hill, W.Va., Deb-
orah McCall of Saltville, Va., and
John Furr of Dickson, Tenn.; four
brothers; three sisters; 19 grand-
children; and 14 great-grandchil-
dren.

--Adam Bernstein

In Loving Memory of

Mary Agnes Furr
June 5, 1935
July 23, 2007

I'M FREE
Don't grieve for me, for now I'm free,
I'm following the path God laid out for me.
I took His hand when I heard Him call,
I turned my back and left it all.
I could not stay another day
To laugh, to love, to work or play.
Tasks left undone must stay that way.
I found that peace at the close of the day.
If my parting has left a void
Then fill it with remembered joy.
A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,
Ah yes, these things I too, will miss.
Be not burdened with the times of sorrow.
I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.
My life's been full, I've savored much.
Good friends, good times,
A loved one's touch.
Perhaps my time seemed all too brief,
Don't lengthen it now with undue grief.
Lift up your heart and share with me.
God wanted me now, He set me free.

DeVol Funeral Home Guest Book for Mary Furr

(From The Frederick News Post, Frederick, Maryland dated 28 Dec 1999.)
Turner Furr
      Mr. Turner Furr, 70, of
Gaithersburg, died Friday,
Dec. 24,at Shady Grove
Adventist Hospital, Rockville.
      Born Jan. 7, 1929, in Virginia,
he was a son of the late
Lawrence Richard and Mary
Bellar Furr.
      Mr. Furr was a retired plumber.
      He is survived by seven
children, Shirley Wetzel of
Dickerson, David Furr, John
Furr and Mary Frances Furr,
all of West Virginia, Debbie
Furr of Saltsville, Va., James
Furr of New Jersey, and Nancy
Furr of Silver Spring; one
sister, Susana Butt of Rockville;
and numerous grandchildren and
great-grandchildren.
      Friends may call from 7 to
9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28, at Olin
L. Molesworth Funeral Home,
26401 Ridge Rd., Damascus.
      Funeral services will be held
at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 29,
at the funeral home. Interment
will be in Monocacy Cemetery,
Beallsville.

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