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Elvin "Murel" Torbett

June 9, 1943 ~ October 5, 2018 (age 75)


Elvin “Murel” Torbett, age 75, of Grand Ridge, Florida, passed away Friday, October 5, 2018, in Marianna, Florida. Murel was born on June 9, 1943 and was a lifelong resident of Jackson County. She was a Human Service Worker with the Sate of Florida until retirement. After retirement, she enjoyed being a homemaker and loved canning.  She was of the Assembly of God faith.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Emmett and Elvin Middleton, and a step-grandson Riley Torbett. 

She is survived by her husband Jack Torbett of 15 years; sons David Joseph Alday (Brenda) of Marianna, Florida, and John Allen Alday (Kathy) of Altha, Florida; stepchildren Stacy Davis (Scott), Kindall Torbett (Janie), and Rex Torbett (Dana) all of Marianna, Florida. Brother Earl Middleton (Jeanette) of Cypress, Florida; sisters Clara Young (Robert “Bob”) of Marianna, Florida and Mary Ferrell (Autry) of the Shady Grove Community; grandchildren, Derek Alday (Mallory) and Jesse Alday (Randi); step-grandchildren, Daniel Foster (Brandi), Joshua Foster (Beth), Everett Baggett (Brittany), Ashton Baggett (Ciara), Megan Davis, Taylor Torbett, Austin Torbett, Corey Davis, and Caleb Torbett. Murel is also survived by six great-grandchildren and six step great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home with Pastor Rolan Bamberg. Interment will follow in the Cypress Cemetery. A time of visitation will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home. 

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