Brooklynn Murray

Brooklynn Nicole Murray, 22, of Dupont, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, from injuries sustained in a car accident in Westport.

She was born June 30, 1991, in Columbus, to Virl Dwayne and Shari Lynn Cope Murray. She enjoyed volleyball, softball, basketball and track. She also enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her son and fiancé.

She is survived by her fiancé, Edward Van Beeman of Dupont; one son, Brayten Van Beeman of Dupont; her father of Columbus; her mother of North Vernon; her stepfather, Jeff Shaw of North Vernon; one sister, Brittani Renee Murray of Columbus; three stepsiblings, Erika Swindell, B.J. Shaw and Ryne Shaw; her grandparents, Virl Lee and Fern Murray of Columbus, and Dorothy Faye and Paul Michael Ramey of Scipio; nine cousins; and eight aunts and uncles.

She was preceded in death by one uncle.

The funeral will be private Saturday. Burial will be in Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus.

Friends may call at the Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home in Columbus from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday.

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