Edith Louise (Smith ) Murdock

Born: Thu., Jul. 3, 1941
Died: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018


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Edith Louise (Smith) Murdock

Edith was born July 3, 1941 in Phoenix, Arizona and passed away December 5, 2018 in Bakersfield, California.  She and her family moved to Bakersfield when she was about 7 years old.  Edith was the first born of six children who called Edna and Raymond Smith, Mom and Dad.  She was very proud of her Native American heritage which was primarily the Chickasaw and Cherokee tribes.  She and her siblings attended Beardsley Elementary School and all graduated from North High;  Edith in 1959.  A few years later she married another North High graduate, Harold Murdock and had two sons, Michael and Craig.  Family was everything to Edith and she loved every one of us! Throughout her life, she was caring and fun-loving!

Edith is predeceased by her parents, her husband and her brother Donald.

She is survivied by her sons Michael and Craig (Debbie); grandchildren, Justin, Jennifer, Jessica, Arien, Monica, Erica and CJ;  great grandchildren, Gavin, Morgen, Brody, Ryder, Hayelynn, Kadence, Triston, Lexie, Delaney and Maddison;  brothers Stan (Carolyn), Jimmy (Dianne) and Larry (Peggy);  sister, Vickie, and many nieces and nephews who loved their Aunt Edith very much plus her life-long friend, Nancy (Hitchcock) Reina.

A Celebration of Edith's Life will be held at a later date.

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Dee Rich
   Posted Mon December 17, 2018
While there are no words or actions that will take away your pain, I hope you are surrounded by much love and support at this difficult time. May the light from Godś Word be a guide and comfort through the darkness of your loss (2 Corinthians 1:3,4),