Lavada Murray
Lavada Murray
April 7, 1926 - August 4, 2019


Lavada Buckles Murray, 93, of Satsuma passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019 in Palatka.

She was born and raised in Daytona Beach where she graduated from Mainland High School in 1944. She went on to work as a secretary for Southern Bell in Daytona Beach and later as a floral designer for Bellevue Florist in Daytona Beach for many years. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Palm Coast.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Talmadge Murray; a sister, Lily Gilley; two brothers, Homer Buckles and Brady Buckles.

Surviving are a daughter, Brenda Murray of Satsuma; a son, Glenn Murray and his wife, Kathy Duffy of Palm Coast; two brothers, Harold Buckles, Jr. of Ormond Beach and Mark Buckles of Ft. Lauderdale; a sister, Lorraine Buckles of Holly Hill; a granddaughter and spouse, Joy and David Meneses; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 10th at Masters Funeral Home in Palatka with Rev. Jonathan Rager officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Shady Rest Cemetery in Holly Hill at a later date.

Flowers are gratefully accepted or memorial gifts may be sent to Salvation Army at or 5631 Van Dyke Rd., Lutz, FL 33558. Friends may sign the online guestbook at

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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