Betty (Rankin) Murphy

Betty (Rankin) Murphy, 72, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 7, 2013.
She was born November 22, 1940 in Oldham County to the late Effie May (Harrod) and Carl Mayfield Rankin. She was a member of Crestwood Baptist Church, Young at Heart and a Kentucky Colonel.
Betty was a retired Floral Designer at Minish & Potts, the Greenery, and the Petal Pusher. She also worked at Calihan's Pork Processors in Peoria, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill" Murphy and her son Byron Michael Murphy.
She leaves behind her children William "Rusty" Murphy Jr. (Denise), Troy A. Murphy (Tammy) and Vickie D. Murphy; granddaughter, Ashley Murphy, Grandsons: William R. Murphy III, Austin Murphy and Jacob Murphy; brothers, Jim, Richard "Dip", Jerry and Andy Rankin; Sisters, Rita Rankin and Barbara Simpson.
Services were conducted Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 11am at Heady-Radcliffe Funeral Home. The body was buried at Mt. Tabor Cemetery in Centerfield.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to WHAS crusade for Children.
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Funeral Home

Arch L. Heady-Radcliffe Funeral Home
311 West Jefferson Street Lagrange, KY 40031
(502) 222-9497
Published in The Oldham Era on Aug. 22, 2013