John L. Murell

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church for John L. Murrell, 65, who passed away July 9, 2019, at Ochsner’s Health Hospital in New Orleans.
Fr. Mikel Polson, pastor of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, will be officiating for the services.
The family is requesting visiting hours to be held Wednesday from noon to 10 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home of Crowley. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Shirley B. Murrell of Crowley; two daughters, Charity Murrell of Crowley and Cheree Murrell of Lafayette; one granddaughter, Evi Marie Vallot of Lafayette; four sisters, Roberta Schmaltz and husband Bill of Crowley, Marlene Prather and husband Edwin of Maxie, Bernadette Moeller and husband Karl of Crowley, and Mary Abshire and husband Jackie of San Antonio, Texas; and three brothers, Darold Murrell Jr. and wife Donna of New Orleans, David Murrell of Crowley, and Jeffrey Murrell Sr. and wife Deborah of Egan.
John is preceded in death by his parents, Darold and Juanita Robichaux Murrell Sr.; one sister, Cindy Benoit; sister-in-law, Kathy Murrell; maternal grandparents, Wiltz and Adonia Robichaux; and paternal grandparents, Dave and Gertrude Murrell.
Pallbearers will be Darold Murrell Jr., David Murrell, Jeffrey Murrell Sr., Jason Schmaltz, Adam Murrell and Garrett Broussard.
Honorary pallbearer will be Don Kibodeaux.
Condolences may be sent to the family by www.geesey-ferguson.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home of Crowley.

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