Della Jane Murphy (1933 - 2017)


Della Jane Murphy, 84, of Galax, died Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, in the Commonwealth Assisted Living in Hillsville.
She was born in North Carolina on July 7, 1933, to Curtis and Geneva Marsh Horton.
Survivors include her husband, Earl Murphy of Galax; daughters and sons-in-law, Sherry and James Fender of Woodlawn and Earlene and Margarito Carranza of Galax; son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Di Murphy of Galax; sisters and brothers-in-law, Shirley and Otie Leath and Emmalene and Kyle Kegley, all of Galax; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, at 2 p.m. in the Mount Vale Cemetery with the Rev. Charles Bunn officiating.
There wase no visitation at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Mount Vale Cemetery Fund.
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Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home is serving the family.
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Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
201 West Center Street
Galax, VA 24333
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Published in Galax Gazette from Oct. 27 to Oct. 29, 2017