November 7, 2008
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 Vernon Funeral Home
5:0 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Margaret Lucille (Riley) Murphy recently residing at Wellington Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Urbana passed away surrounded by her loving family on November 7, 2008 at Springfield Regional Medical Center, High Street Campus, Springfield, OH.
She was born October 22, 1922 in Springfield, Kentucky, the daughter of Tommy and Pearl (Smith) Riley.
She married Walter D. Murphy on February 4, 1943. He preceded her in death on October 7, 2000.
Margaret was a member of St. Mary Church of Urbana, St. Mary Ladies Society, The Women’s Progressive Club, Links Inc., and the Red Hat Society.
Margaret is survived by her daughter, Mary (Van) Evans of Urbana, sons Bobby (Sharon) Murphy of Urbana, Larry (Mary) Murphy of Springfield, OH, David Murphy of Urbana, eleven grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and a very special friend, Mrs. Gertrude Sampson of Delaware, OH.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters and seven brothers.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday November 11, 2008 in the Vernon Funeral Home, Urbana. A mass of Christian burial will be held 10:30 AM on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at St. Mary Church, 231 Washington Ave, Urbana, with Father Konerman officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Dale Cemetery. Until the time of services, the family will be receiving friends at 106 New Haven Drive, Urbana.