Dessie Murphy

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Dessie L. Murphy of Arnold, Mo. died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 surrounded by her family. She was 92. Born Sept. 26, 1920 in Liberty, she had resided in Center Line Mich. for 60 years. A beloved and respected employee of Miller Elementary School, she retired after 32 years of service. She was a member of the Church of Christ, teaching Bible school classes for 30 years. Mrs. Murphy had five children, and was preceded in death by husband, Wm. Hobert Murphy; a son, Wm. Mitchell Murphy; and a daughter-in-law, Darlene Murphy. Survivors include Randall Murphy of Center Line, Mich., Carol Murphy of Ballwin, Mo., Elaine Murphy of Arnold, Mo., and Kendall Murphy of Macomb, Mich.; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services will be today (Wednesday, Oct. 10) at 11 a.m. at Arnold Church of Christ. Burial will be at Shepherd Hills Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. today until time of service. Memorials may be made to the Arnold Church of Christ Prison Ministry, 2267 Scott Drive, Arnold, Mo. 63010 or Paragould Children's Homes, 5515 Walcott Rd., Paragould Ark. 72450. Kutis Funeral Home, Saint Louis, Mo. is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Casey County News from Oct. 9 to Oct. 10, 2012