Pauline Margaret Joyce Murray, 90, of Blackshear, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2020, at her residence.

Born in Washington, DC May 12, 1930, she had lived in Georgetown, DE for many years before moving to Pierce County two years ago.  She had worked as the secretary to the director of the State of Maryland Port Authority for many years.  She was a good, hard working woman and was a devoted wife to her late husband, J. P. Murray. A devout Catholic, she was a member of St. Lourdes Catholic Church in Georgetown.

She was the daughter of the late Joseph Josiah and Catherine Frances Smith Joyce. 

Survivors include her daughter, Joyce Soul, Blackshear and her pit bull, Star.

The family will celebrate her life at a later date.

Memorialization will be by cremation.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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