|Birth: ||Sep. 11, 1944|
|Death: ||Jul. 4, 1997|
Our mom, Barbara, always called Nancy her "miracle baby" because momma had been told by doctors that she would never have children, due to several bad car accidents when she was younger. Well, my sister proved those doctors wrong!!! It also seemed to define many of her characteristics as she grew! She was always determined. If she couldn't solve a problem or difficulty, she would figure a way around it, over it, or how to roll over it! She began an electronic assembly company in the 1970s when it was very much a male dominated industry. She was brilliant!
Nan loved her family deeply. She met her husband, Buddy, when she was a teen and they married when she was 18. They remained married until her passing at age 52. She had two children, Buddy, Jr. and Lori Lynn, whom she loved dearly. She was a wonderful mom, but the role she cherished most of all was being a grandma. Due to her illness, she didn't get to play and interact with the two youngest as much as the older three, but she loved each one so very much. She laughed at their antics and cherished their hugs & kisses.
Barbara Elizabeth Palla Murphy (1916 - 1999)
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Specifically: Nancy's ashes were last known to be with her husband.
Created by: Bonnie Brown
Record added: Oct 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98987602
Merry Christmas, Nan!! Remembering how much you enjoyed Christmas and wishing you were here for all of us to enjoy it together again!|
Added: Dec. 15, 2013
Happy Birthday, Nan!! You would have been 69. Hard to believe because it just seems like yesterday that you were taking that darn train to Iowa and I couldn't stop crying. My 6 year old self was so scared I wouldn't see you again, but my adult self knows ...(Read more)|
Your sister, Bonnie
Added: Sep. 3, 2013
You were my shining star on earth and now you are an angel in Heaven. I love and miss you so very much, Nan.|
Added: Jan. 20, 2013