JOHN MURRAY MURDOCH MEMORIAL SERVICE

August 23, 2002

7:00 PM – Heber East Stake Center

 

Prelude Music: Lisa Banks, great great granddaughter of John Murray Murdoch through Brigham Murdoch.

Welcome and Remarks: Gary M. Lloyd, Reunion Chairman, great grandson of John Murray Murdoch and Ann Steele through David Steele and Emily Van Wagenen.

Opening Hymn: “High on the Mountain Top”, page # 5 --- Chorister, Helen Hall, great granddaughter of John Murray Murdoch through Brigham Murdoch. Accompanist, Lisa Banks.

Opening Prayer: Greg Hall, great great grandson of John Murray Murdoch through Brigham Murdoch.

Review of Activities

For Friday and Saturday: Gary M. Lloyd.

 

Comments: Dallas Murdoch, past president of the James and Mary Murdoch Family Organization, a great grandson of John Murray Murdoch and Isabella Crawford through Brigham Murdoch.

Musical Selection: Murdoch Family by the Doxey sisters. Accompanist, Bob Stevens.

John Murray Murdoch Historical Review: By Phil Rassmussen, a past president of the James and Mary Murray Murdoch Family Organization. He is a great great grandson of John Murray Murdoch and Ann Steele through Sarah Jane Murdoch.

Musical selection, “Yes, my Native Land”. By Susan Irwin. Accompanist, Beverly McCune.

Musical Selection, “One Fold, One Shepherd.” By Cindy Doxey, Debbie Stevens Tin Whistle, Gary Doxey. This music was written especially for our reunion by Joanne Doxey, a great granddaughter of John Murray Murdoch and Ann Steele through David Steele and Emily Van Wagenen.

Introduction of Elder Richard Cook: Gaylen Young, a great great grandson of John Murray Murdoch and Ann Steele through David Steele and Emily Van Wagenen.

Review of Church Perpetual Educational Fund Elder Richard Cook. He is an emeritus member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy and one of the coordinators of the Perpetual Education Fund of the Church.

Comments about painting of John Murray Murdoch and Family by Clark Kelly Price. Gary Lloyd. To see a copy of the painting, click here.

Announcements: Gary Lloyd

Closing Hymn. Our Mountain Home so Dear, page # 33.

Closing Prayer: David Graehl, great great great grandson of John Murray Murdoch and Ann Steele through Sarah Jane Murdoch.

Get Acquainted Social: Cultural Hall, Light refreshments, under the direction of David Graehl.

Wee Granny Store: It was open during the social for the selling of the Wee Granny and John Murray Murdoch paintings, along with books and other memorabilia of this special occasion.

Murdoch Museum: During the social the Murdoch Museum was open for the viewing of items of historic interest to the Murdoch Family. Included was the cane used by John Murray Murdoch at the time of he and Ann’s 50th wedding anniversary.

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