|Birth: ||Jun. 26, 1918|
|Death: ||Oct. 11, 2011|
COOKEVILLE -- Funeral services for Lloyd Murphy, 93, of Cookeville, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, at Poplar Grove Baptist Church. Burial will be in Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
Family will receive friends from 5-9 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 12, at Whitson Funeral Home and again Thursday at the funeral home from 7 a.m. until departure for the church at 10 a.m.
Mr. Murphy died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
He was born June 26, 1918, in Putnam County to the late Hershell and Dora Maxwell Murphy.
Mr. Murphy was a veteran of World War II and was retired with the State of Tennessee as a mechanic. He was a member of Poplar Grove Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon for 59 years.
His family includes a son and daughter-in-law, Daryhl and Barbara Murphy of Cookeville; a daughter and son-in-law, Lacrecia and Johnny Howard of Cookeville; two brothers, Lawrence Morphew of Cookeville and Clarence Morphew of Ohio; a sister, Marie Chaffin of Cookeville; a special brother-in-law, Willie Huddleston; a sister-in-law, Bessie Wilson; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Murphy was preceded in death by his wife, Alma Murphy.
Pallbearers will be Larry Buckner, Donald Roberson, Jerry Robbins, James Lawson, Larry Criswell and Ralph Lewis.
Honorary pallbearers will be the deacons of Poplar Grove Baptist Church.
Bro. Justin Randolph will officiate the services.
Whitson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Alma Huddleston Murphy (1916 - 2008)*
Crest Lawn Cemetery
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Record added: Oct 12, 2011
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This a sad day of the year for me Poppy!!!|
Added: Oct. 11, 2014
Just thinking about you again Poppy!!!|
Added: Sep. 20, 2014
I'm so glad I got to know you. You were all the things a man should be. I strive to be as much like you as I can.|
Added: May. 22, 2014
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