JB Murrell

February 5, 1937 - June 3, 2016

Graveside service was held for JB Murrell, 78, on Saturday, June 4, 2016 in Donna Lemoine Cemetery of Colfax. Rev. Randy Murrell officiated. All arrangements were entrusted to Allen Parish Funeral Home of Oakdale.

JB was a devoted husband to his wife, Tina, for 54 years. He was also a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather. JB served his country in the United States Navy. He also retired from Dresser Industries after 33 years of service. He loved spending time with his family and he was quite a “prankster.” He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.


Those left to cherish JB’s memory include his wife, Ginger “Tina” Lemoine of Montgomery; one son, Jason Murrell and wife, Kelli, of Ball; three daughters, Judie Walters and husband, Mike, of Ball, Robin Murrell King of Lafayette, and Kelley Monk and husband, Gerritt of Oakdale; one brother, Clarence Murrell; three sisters, Elaine Futrell, Dorothy Hataway, and Doris Bartlett; eight grandchildren, Alan Welch, Maggie Bihm, Cameron King, Garrett Soileau,
Jacob King, Gilly Murrell, Kevin Quirk, and Ella Murrell; and two great grandchildren, Isaac Soileau and Khai Soileau.

JB was preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Althea Murrell.