MT. JULIET -- Mrs. Murphy, 79, of Hermitage, died Wednesday, March 3, 2010. Graveside services will be conducted 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Mar. 6 at Pine Bluff Cemetery in Rock Island. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road.
Survivors include: daughters Joyce (Arlie) Bragg of Mt. Juliet and Linda Jones of North Carolina. Also surviving are siblings: Norman Dunlap of Pensacola, FL; Margaret Smith and George Dunlap -- both of Rock Island and Evelyn Sparkman of Chattanooga; grandchildren April Parrish, Ryan Woodson, Angie and Brad Jones; granddaughter-in-law Tammy Davis and great-grandson Austin Woodson.
She was preceded in death by her husband James D. Murphy; son Forrest Bennett; parents Duke and Lillie Sheryl Dunlap and sisters Kathleen Freeman and Elaine Reeves.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Alive Hospice, Inc., 1718 Paterson Drive, Nashville, 37203-9658. Bond Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.