Gladys C. Murray

Dec 28, 2012

1926 – 2012

CLYDE — Gladys Cogburn Murray, 86, passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at Asheville Health Care.

A native of Buncombe County, she was a daughter of the late Boyd and Jenny Cogburn.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marcell Harden Murray, who died in 1994.  She was the owner of Country Casuals Clothing Store.

She is survived by a daughter, Judy Murray Councill, and her husband, Michael, of Black Mountain; a sister, Betty Holland, of Canton; three grandchildren, Jarrod Councill, and his wife, Lacey, of Anderson, South Carolina, Ryan Councill, and his wife, Hope, of Black Mountain, and Dr. Hunter Councill and his wife, Tiffany, of Arden; and three great-grandchildren, MacKenzie, Mason and Blake Councill.

Friends may sign the register book from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2 to Thursday, Jan. 3, at Wells Funeral Home in Canton.

Private family services will be held.

Memorials may be made to New Cruso Cemetery Fund, 88 Wheeler Hill Road, Canton, NC  28716.

For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at