BLACKSBURG, S.C. - Glenna "Jodie" Murphy, 70, passed away June 26, 2013, at Kings Mountain Hospital.
She was born Sept. 4, 1942, in Lowell, daughter of the late Flay and Dot Helderman Jackson.
Mrs. Murphy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, who loved crocheting, dollhouses, gardening and was a musician.
She was a member of Enon Road Baptist Church.
A celebration of Jodie's life will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Gaston Memorial Park Mausoleum, Gastonia, officiated by the Rev. Chris Ballard.
The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, prior to the service at the mausoleum.
She is survived by: her loving husband of 14 years, David R. Murphy Sr.; sons and daughters in-law, Bobby and Martha Briand, Ronny and Jus-tice Briand; brothers, Bob, Scott and Rodney Jackson; sisters, Hilda "Cookie" Gilman, Deborah McKinney; grandchildren, Robert, Amber, Jean-Luc, Stephen, Christopher, Dwayne, Keaton and Taylor; great grandchildren, Ethen and Elizabeth; best friend, Lynda Hendrix; beloved dog, Chico.
Memorials may be made to Enon Road Baptist Church, 160 Enon Church Rd., Smyrna, SC 29743.
Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.
A guest registry is available at greenefuneral.com.