Emile Pierce (McLaughlin) Murray

May 8, 2019


Darlington, SC -  Emile McLaughlin Pierce Murray, 82, passed away on Wednesday, May 8,2019.

Funeral services will be Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Northgate Baptist Church, Florence.   Visitation will be Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Layton-Anderson Funeral Home.  The family will be at home of Faye and Eddie Joye, 3030 W Woodbine Ave., Florence, SC at other times.

Emile was born in Florence County, the daughter of the late Henry and Sarah Bell McLaughlin.She was a member of Northgate Baptist Church. 

Emile was first married to the late James Allen Pierce.

Surviving are her husband of 6 years, James “Jim” Murray; sons, Ronnie Allen (Debra) Pierce and Jim Murray; three daughters, Elaine (Sandy) Sandusky, Faye (Eddie) Joye, and Kay (Bruce) Armstrong; a brother, Jimmy (Joanne) McLaughlin; three sisters, Meredith (Scott) Barrineau, Patricia Rogers, and Jeanette (Buck) Ham; her seven grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to McLeod Hospice, PO Box 100551, Florence, SC  29501 or Northgate Baptist Church, 1217 N. Ebenezer Road, Florence, SC.  29501.

You are invited to sign the guestbook at
Layton-Anderson Funeral Home, 4210 W. Palmetto Street, Florence, SC.


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May 10, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Layton-Anderson Funeral Home
4210 W W Palmetto St
Florence, SC 29501

Funeral Service
May 11, 2019

11:00 AM
Northgate Baptist Church
1217 N. Ebenezer Road
Florence, SC 29501


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