Marie E. Murphy
MARION: Marie E. Murphy, age 77, of Marion passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at 8:24 p.m. in the Marion General Hospital.
She was born on November 16, 1935 in Camden, N.J. to the late Herbert H. & Ann May (Garrison) Hires. Marie married Cleo C. Murphy in Camden, N.J. on August 29, 1953 and he passed away on March 31, 1998 in Marion. She was a member of the Grace Baptist Church and the Marion Senior Citizens. For 17 years, Marie was employed as a nurse's aid with East Lawn Manor before her retirement.
Surviving are three sons, Audie Murphy of Marion, Wayne (Donna) Murphy of LaRue, Oh., and Curtis (Kendra) Murphy of Marion; two daughters, Evelyn (Joe) Crabtree and Sharon Young both of Marion; a brother, George Hires of Columbus, Oh.; four sisters, Mary (Jerry) Bebbler of Taylorsville, N.C., Sara (Alan) Thrift of Crouse, N.C., Betty Pope of Great Falls, S.C., and Patty (Clyde) Dickson of Great Falls, S.C.; 17 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren.
Marie was preceded in death along with her parents and husband; by one grandson; and one sister, Delores Hires.
Friends may call at the Boyd-Born Funeral Home on Monday, January 7th, from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted by her son; Pastor Audie Murphy, in the funeral home on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. with burial to follow in the Grand Prairie Cemetery. Condolences to the family may be expressed at: www.boydbornfuneralhome.com