Miriam Virginia (Murphy) Ottenbreit
August 2, 1924 - December 17, 2011
Miriam Virginia Ottenbreit,
age 87, passed away in Carrollton, Texas on Saturday, December 17, 2011.
The cause of death was cancer.
Born August 2, 1924, in Brookesmith, Texas, she lived in California and
Utah before settling back in her home state. Besides managing the family
household in Carrollton, she worked as a Sales Associate at the
Montgomery Ward store in Northtown Mall from the day it opened, until
the day it closed 30 years later. Her greatest joys there were in
helping others, be it assisting her customers, or guiding new employees.
Survivors include her husband Floyd, son David of Flower Mound, and
sister Willie Mime Johnson of San Antonio. She also has two
granddaughters Melissa and Katharine. She was preceded in death by her
brother Frank Murphy of Brownwood and her other sister Mary Nell
McClellan of Vernon.
Burial Services will be held at 11 am, Wednesday, December 21, at
Furneaux Cemetery, on
Cemetery Hill Road, Carrollton, Texas. Family and friends are welcome at
the service and at the gathering immediately following at the family
Memorial contributions are welcome and should be mailed to the Texas
Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, 2222 Welborn Street, Dallas, Texas