May God be with each of us whether relatives or friends in this time of loss. Jesus is the God of all comfort.
Rev. Glenn T. Murphy Jr.
February 12, 2013 | Navasota, TX
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Mary Elizabeth Murphy Jameson Mary Elizabeth Murphy Jameson, 88, passed away at Culpeper Regional Hospital on Sunday, February 10, 2013. Mary was born to the late Thomas J. and Lula P. Harris Murphy on August 5, 1924, in Waco, Texas. Mary graduated from Waco High School on May 23, 1942, and attended Baylor University. While there, she was a member of The Browning Society, which houses the world's largest collection of Elizabeth Barrett Browning at the Baylor Little Theater in the Waco Civic Theater. While attending school, she was employed at Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and Monnings Dry Goods. Mary relocated to Culpeper, Virginia, in 1946, and was married to George Maxwell Jameson Jr., whom she met when he served as a Flight Lieutenant on B25s while stationed at Blackland Army Air Base in Waco, Texas. Mary was a former teacher, serving schools in Orange and Albemarle counties; served as Clerk for the Town of Scottsville; Vice Chairman for Albemarle County Democrats; Girl Scout leader; Sunday school teacher; President of the Scottsville United Daughters of the Confederacy; a member of the Scottsville Garden Club and worked actively with the Culpeper-Madison Red Cross. She was also a member of the Culpeper Presbyterian Church. Surviving Mary are many friends who she considered family. In addition to her parents and husband, Mary was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Dr. James Harris and Mrs. Sara Elizabeth Robbins Harris; her paternal grandparents, James M. and Victoria E. Manning Murphy; sisters, Gertrude Murphy Adamik and Rosa Lee Murphy Norman; and a brother, Glenn Thomas Murphy. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2013, at Culpeper Presbyterian Church, 215 South Main Street, Culpeper, with Dr. Wayne Bernardo presiding. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Culpeper Humane Society, P.O. Box 1224, Culpeper, VA 22701; Reva Volunteer Fire Department, 18320 Birmingham Road, Culpeper, VA 22701; or Culpeper Presbyterian Church, 215 South Main Street, Culpeper, VA 22701. Condolences may be given at clore-english.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Clore-English Funeral Home, 11190 James Monroe Highway, Culpeper, Virginia 22701. This obituary was originally published in the Culpeper StarExponent.