Wednesday, August 31, 1921 - Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Mrs. Margie Kirkland Murphy of the Fadette Community went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at Signature Health Care Center in Graceville, FL. She was 93.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 14 in New Hinson Baptist Church with Rev. Dennis Singletary and Rev. Brian Klobe officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb directing. Mrs. Murphy will be placed in the church one hour prior to service time.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made in Margie's memory to the New Hinson Baptist Church Building Fund.
Margie was born August 31, 1921 in Houston County to the late Carmi Adus and Mary Alice Marse Kirkland. She possessed an optimistic attitude and always looked on the bright side. You could say her glass was always half full. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends and like every southern lady, loved cooking for them. Margie retired from Van Heusen after many years of dedicated service. Above all else, she loved going to church and now she will dwell in the house of her Lord forever.
In addition to her parents, her husband, Albert P. Murphy; two sons-in-law: Ray Ward and Dan Wack; three brothers and three sisters preceded her in death.
Survivors include three daughters: Linda Edmondson (Charlie) of Wicksburg, Wanda Key (Phillip) and Janice Wack all of Fadette; two sons: Jerry Murphy (Myra) and Carl Murphy (Debbie) all of Fadette; 12 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; one great-great grandson; several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Murphy’s grandsons will serve as pallbearers.