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Ruth Elizabeth King Murphy
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Birth: unknown
Death: Jul. 30, 2010

Ruth Elizabeth King Murphy, 93, passed away peacefully Friday at Mary Gran Nursing Center.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 2, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at Goshen New Life Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Rev. Stanley King and Rev. Stevie King officiating. Burial will follow at Wayne Memorial Park in Goldsboro. Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home in Newton Grove. At other times, the family will receive friends and relatives at the home at 7959 Suttontown Road.

Mrs. Murphy was a native of Sampson County and a faithfull member of the Goshen New Life Pentecostal Holiness Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Clayton Murphy and parents, Rev. Henry C. King and Donnie King.

She is survived by her children, Shirley M. Lee of Virginia, Clayton Murphy and wife Betty of Faison, Jeanette M. Baker and husband James Lewis of Newton Grove, Hetty M. Whitfield of Mount Olive, Joyce M. Newcomb of Mount Olive, Margaret M. Nelms and husband Grover of Rocky Mount, Janice Lynn M, Weeks of Faison, and Ann M. Crawford husband Murray of Faison; son-in-law Ray Harwell, Sr. of Damon, Texas; two brothers John King, Moses King and wife Dean of Faison, and a sister-in-law Betty King; 18 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.

Mrs. Murphy was preceded in death by a son, Harvey Charles Murphy and a daughter Carolyn M. Harwell of Damon, Texas; two sisters, Dorcas Jackson and Esther Deaver, two brothers, Samuel and Joseph King; three sons-in-law, Randy Lee, Ruffie Newcomb, and James "J.G." Whitfield.

Wayne Memorial Park
Wayne County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Gary Dillingham
Record added: Sep 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59105037
Ruth Elizabeth <i>King</i> Murphy
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