MURPHY, OSCAR HAYWOOD - Lawrence County, Arkansas | OSCAR HAYWOOD MURPHY - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Oscar Haywood MURPHY

Markham Cemetery
Lawrence County,
Arkansas

Oscar 29 Aug 1908 - 04 Dec 2004 obituary
Orpha 27 Sep 1913 - 03 Feb 2013 obituary

Married: 01 Oct 1933

Oscar the son of Oxley Glenwood Murphy and Bertha Mae (Saffell) Murphy. Orpha the daughter of Andrew Jackson Adkisson and Edith Chloe Ringle Adkisson


Murphy
EGYPT -- Oscar Haywood Murphy, 96, of the Egypt community died Saturday, Dec. 4, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He lived in the Egypt community all his life and was a retired farmer. He was a member of Oak Grove Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Orpha L. Adkisson Murphy of the home; one son, Glenn Murphy of Walnut Ridge; two grandchildren, Virginia Blair Bullard and Crockett Glenn Murphy, both of Walnut Ridge; one great-grandson and three stepgreat-grandsons.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Oxley Glenwood and Bertha Mae Saffell Murphy.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at House-Gregg Funeral Home at Walnut Ridge, with Don R. House and A.J. Stracener officiating.

Burial will be in Markham Cemetery near Egypt.

Pallbearers will be J.T. Chronister, Ellis Hooten, Bill Fort, Bud Fort, Odell Fort, Ernest Caraway, Warren Baxter and Jerry Felts.
Honorary pallbearers will include Billy Joe Hoffman and Fordy Hooten.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Markham Cemetery, P.O. Box 99, Egypt 72427.

Obituary provded by The Jonesboro Sun Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas archive posted 06 Dec 2004


Orpha Murphy
WALNUT RIDGE — Orpha Lela Murphy, 99, of Walnut Ridge passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Lawrence Hall Nursing Center in Walnut Ridge.

Orpha was born Sept. 27, 1913, at Hoxie. She was a lifetime resident of Lawrence County and a member of the Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew Jackson and Edith Chloe Ringle Adkisson, and her husband, Oscar Haywood Murphy, whom she married Oct. 1, 1933. Also preceding her in death were four brothers, James, Wallace and Willard Adkisson, and Alfred Pierce; and three sisters, Dorothy Farmer, Lillian Kisling and Charlsey Huff.

Survivors include her son, Glenn Murphy (Shirley) of Walnut Ridge; two grandchildren, Blair Ballard (Jerry) of Walnut Ridge and Crockett Murphy (Kristi) of Jonesboro; a great-grandson, Payton Murphy Poole of Walnut Ridge; three stepgreat-grandsons, Trey Ballard of Charlotte, N.C., Andrew Ballard (Cristin) of Fayetteville and Josh Ballard of Conway; and special niece, Chloe Jean Prater of Jonesboro.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at House Gregg Funeral Home of Walnut Ridge with Don House officiating.

Burial will follow in Markum Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to service.

Active pallbearers will be Charles Ford Hooten, Odell Fort, Jerry Felts, Lynn Nicholson, Doug Arnold and J.T. Chronister.
Honorary pallbearers will be Don Douglas, Ben Perdue and Edward Tedder.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Markham Cemetery, P.O. Box 29, Bono, 72416.

Obituary provided through The Jonesboro Sun Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas archive posted 05 Feb 2013.

Contributed on 6/18/08 by denise.bratcher63
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Submitted: 6/18/08 • Approved: 11/1/16 • Last Updated: 11/4/16 • R29368-G29368-S3

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