Hilda (Everett) Murrell

September 4, 1921 ~ September 18, 2020 (age 99)


Hilda Murrell, 99, of Potomac, went to be with her Lord at 7:05 a.m. Friday, September 18, 2020, at her home.

Hilda was born on September 4, 1921, in Watson, Illinois, the daughter of William Carpenter and Nancy Leona (Westfall) Everett.  She married Nathan Stanley Murrell on December 30, 1940, in Dubuque, Iowa.  He preceded her in death on March 30, 2010.

She is survived by four daughters- Nancy (Ralph) Johns of Spring Hill, Florida, Linda (Phil) Youngblood of Lebanon, Tennessee, Edie Murrell of Nashville, Tennessee and Kathy Murrell of Potomac, Illinois; five sons- Nathan (Dorcas) Murrell of Clifton, Illinois, Mark (Becky) Murrell of Kearney, Missouri, Samuel (Heide) Murrell of Custer Park, Illinois, David Murrell of Savoy, Illinois and Dan Murrell of Potomac, Illinois; 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four brothers and two sisters.

Hilda graduated from Champaign High School.  She was a member of the Potomac Nazarene Church.  Hilda enjoyed flowers and gardening.

A Celebration of Hilda’s Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 21, 2020, at the Potomac Nazarene Church, with Pastor Randy Holden officiating.  Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, September 20, 2020, at Potomac Nazarene Church, in Potomac.  Memorials may be made to the Potomac Nazarene Church.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Hilda’s life.  Condolences may be sent to the family on her everlasting memorial page at:



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September 20, 2020

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Potomac Church of the Nazarene
206 East State Street
Potomac, IL 61865

Celebration of Life
September 21, 2020

11:00 AM
Potomac Church of the Nazarene
206 East State Street
Potomac, IL 61865

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