Georgia C. Murphy, nee Wood, 88, of Collinsville, Ill., formerly of Toledo, Ohio, born Oct. 15, 1927, in Ryders Mill, Ky., passed away Saturday, August 13, 2016, at Barnes
Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.
Mrs. Murphy worked at Owens Illinois, Alton, Ill., Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, Ill., and Hallmark Cards, Toledo, Ohio. She lived in Toledo for 36 years, and lived inCollinsville, Ill., since 2004.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Dewey F. Murphy, Jr., whom she married on March 4, 1949, in Caseyville, Ill., and who died on June 24, 1999; and her parents, William C. and Terra, nee Kessinger, Wood.
Surviving are her two daughters, Claudia Sue Murphy of Maryville, Ill., and Kathleen A. Murphy of Collinsville, Ill.; four half-sisters, Freda, Betty, Kay and Judy of Kentucky; many dear cousins; and her beloved pets, Alfie, Ruby, and Bob.
Memorials may be made to the St. John Community Care, Collinsville, Ill. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at: www.hakassly.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 17, 2016, at Herbert A. Kassly Funeral Home, Collinsville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 17, 2016, at Herbert A. Kassly Funeral Home, Collinsville, Ill., with Pastor David Amsden and Pastor Dennis Noble officiating. Interment will follow in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.
HERBERT A. KASSLY
FUNERAL HOME, Ltd., Collinsville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 16, 2016