The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


June 29, 2013

Michael Joe “Little Mike” Murdock II

Funeral services for Michael Joe “Little Mike” Murdock II, 13, of Elkhart, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Evangelistic Temple with the Rev. Jeffrey Craft officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster Palestine.

Little Mike passed away with his sister Shauna Vanstory on Thursday in Dallas.  

He was born July 17, 1999 in Fort Sill, Okla. He was a student at Landmark School.

Little Mike was preceded in death by his grandfather, Sam Vanstory.  

He is survived by his parents, Liane Vanstory Reed and Walter Reed II; father, Michael Murdock; grandparents, Letha Vanstory and Nelda and Don Langston; stepbrothers, Walter Reed IV, Dean Reed and Michael Reed; aunts and uncles, Sam and Tobi Vanstory, Lisa Vanstory, Michelle Bond, and Annette Hyndman; and numerous other aunts, uncles and cousins.

Condolence calls will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Bailey & Foster Palestine.

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