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Mary Lea Murphy

1932 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Mary Lea Murphy Obituary

Mary Lea Murphy, 84, peacefully passed away on Thursday, August 25, 2016, at her home. Mary Lea was born July 9, 1932, in Arlington, Neb., to her late parents, Tom and Helen McMahon.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 65 years, William "Bill" Murphy; children, William Murphy, Jr. and his wife Linda, Cynthia Hartness, Michael Murphy and his wife Debra, David Murphy and his wife Karen, six grandchildren and many great grandchildren.

Mary Lea was a part of many organizations within the Alamogordo community such as the Eastern Star where she served as Worthy Matron in 1969, Past Matrons Club, Traveling Elks, and Love Knots Quilting Group. She faithfully attended the United Methodist Community Church of High Rolls.

A memorial service for Mary Lea will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, at Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Thomas Carey Broom officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Love, Inc of Otero County.

The Murphy family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home to direct the services.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Aug. 28 to Sept. 27, 2016
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