Mom Fern Murphy (1924 - 2015)

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"Mom Fern" Murphy of Murphy Valley Road in Casey County passed away Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, at her residence. She was 91.
Born June 9, 1924, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Tommie C. and Lydia Wesley Elliott.
Mrs. Murphy was a member and former Sunday School Secretary for Walnut Hill Separate Baptist Church.
She was a former store clerk at Hill's Pharmacy and a former teacher's aid for the Casey County School System. Mrs. Murphy was an avid quilter and a homemaker.
She is survived by her husband of 72 years, Edwin Murphy; two daughters, Judy (and Boyd) Brown of Liberty and Janie (and Paul) Rudolph of Louisville; four grandchildren, Kenneth Edwin Lay, Lydia Jo Yaden, Jamie Boyd Patterson, and Jonathon Rudolph; five great-grandchildren, Corey, Isaac, Mattie, Jack, and Jett; and one great-great-grandson Arthur due in January.
Mrs. Murphy was preceded in death by her brothers, Oris, Gid, and Clovis Elliott and sisters, Irene Spears, Cloma Murphy, and Pauline Pittman Estes.
Funeral services were Nov. 7 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Rodney Smith officiating. Burial was in Murphy Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Ken Lay, John Rudolph, Greg Yaden, Isaac Lay, Casey Patterson, and Aaron Clinkenbeard.
Honorary pallbearers were Jett and Jack Rudolph.
  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gideon Bibles.
Arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with online guestbook available at
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McKinney-Brown Funeral Home - Liberty
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539
(606) 787-6219
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Published in The Casey County News on Nov. 11, 2015