STATESVILLE Helen Evans Murdock, 91, of Statesville, passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at Gordon Hospice House. A native of Iredell County, she was the daughter of the late William Alfred and Mamie Rae Safreit Evans. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Murdock; two brothers, Fred and Herman Evans; and a sister, Nancy Langdale. She worked for Iredell County Schools for many years prior to her retirement. She was an avid antique collector and was a member of Ostwalt Baptist Church. Mrs. Murdock is survived by her son, Jeff Murdock of Charlotte; and a sister, Ruth Fox of Statesville. The family will receive friends today (Thursday, Sept. 5), from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home. A service celebrating her life will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Sept. 6, at Ostwalt Baptist Church in Troutman, with the Rev. Wesley Morris officiating. Interment will follow at Iredell Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Children's Home Society of North Carolina; 604 Meadow St., Greensboro, NC 27405,; or to Ostwalt Baptist Church, 198 Ostwalt Amity Rd., Troutman, NC 28166. Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Murdock and her family. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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