West Virginia, USA
|Death: ||Sep. 12, 2012|
Martha Ellen Garland Murphy, 97, of 875 Union Branch Road, died Wednesday (Sept. 12, 2012) in Nansemond Pointe Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, Suffolk, Va.
Mrs. Murphy was born in Harrison County and was the daughter of the late George Jacob Alfred Burton and Anna Ella Romesburg Garland.
A homemaker, she was a member of Catawba Methodist Church in Catawba, and had more recently attended Great Fork Baptist Church in Suffolk, Va.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Lester Murphy; a sister, Geraldine Elizabeth Garland Swisher; three brothers, James William "Bill" Garland, Ralph George "Farmer" Garland and Howard Marion Garland; her son-in-law, Frank Jaskowiak; a sister-in-law, Marjorie Louise Harris Garland; and a grandson, Matthew Murphy.
Surviving are her daughter, Ethel Ann Garland Jaskowiak of Corapeake; a son, Mark Lester Murphy of Washington, D.C.; four grandchildren, Michael and James Jaskowiak and Jordan and Meghan Murphy; and two great-grandsons, Mason Frank Jaskowiak and Tyler Hogan.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Miller Funeral Home, 304 Main St., Gatesville, by Dr. Donald Ray Jones. Friends may join the family from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home and all other times at the residence.
Friends may also join the family from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday in Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont.
Burial will follow in Catawba Cemetery, Catawba. Memorial contributions may be made to Catawba Cemetery, P.O, Box 1863, Fairmont, WV 26555. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.miller fhc.com.
Times West Virginian, online, September 15, 2012.
James L. Murphy (1914 - 1989)*
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Charles Fry
Record added: Sep 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97161369
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