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Mr. Jewel Franklin Murrow
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Jewel Franklin Murrow , 8-29-44 – 1-28-18, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family. He was born in Mabank, TX to Emma Schneider and Newt Murrow. He was preceded in death by his parents, four siblings, and grandson, Brandon Steffen. He leaves behind his high school sweetheart and wife of 53 years, Phylis Peck Murrow; daughters Valorie Steffen, and Pamela Stokem; grandchildren, Nicolas Steffen, Krystalin Steffen, Ashali Stokem Garcia; and great grandaughter, Payton Garcia.
Frank began his working career in the mail room of Ft. Worth Nat’l Bank, helped start Chase Nat’l Bank in Austin, and was eventually promoted to Executive Vice President in San Antonio. After 14 years in banking, he left to pursue his own interest in commercial construction where he stayed until retirement. He also loved playing softball, coaching softball, serving as head umpire and president of the Softball Association. He also loved coaching the soccer team (Bombers) from age five through high school. He took varied softball teams and his soccer team to state final competitions and was invited to Jr. Olympics.
He was a member of the Church of Christ where he served as deacon and teacher as well as helping establish the Joy Bus Program and the Children’s Bible Hour. He would signal the children when the bus arrived with his “OOGA” horn.
He was a loving and God fearing Husband, Dad, and Papaw, as well as a trusted, respected and loved coach, business owner, leader and friend.
Service is Sat., Feb 17, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at the New Braunfels Church of Christ, 1665 S. Bus. IH 35, New Braunfels TX 78130


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17

Feb

10:00 AM
New Braunfels Church of Christ

1665 IH Business 35 South
New Braunfels, TX 78130

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