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Dorothy Murphy

Dorothy Murphy, 88, of Norris City passed away at 4:20 a.m., Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at Enfield Rehab and Nursing.  She was born on February 18, 1932 in Herald, IL the daughter of Charles Bernard and Mayme Lucille (Williams) Harvey.  Dorothy married Robert Murphy on April 13, 1949 and he preceded her in death. Dorothy was a faithful member of First Baptist Church in Norris City.

Dorothy is survived by four daughters, Sue Burton of Norris City, Vickie Holland of Enfield, Peggy Bryant of McLeansboro and Kim (Greg) Bryant of Norris City; two sons, Mike (Connie) Murphy of Norris City and Bob Murphy of Norris City; a sister, Patsy Atkins of Norris City; 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers, Carl “Gene”, Clinton and Clyde and a son-in-law, Paul Holland.

Graveside funeral services and burial for Dorothy Murphy, 88, of Norris City will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 19, 2020 in Union Ridge Cemetery near New Haven.  Memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy’s memory to First Baptist Church in Norris City and will be accepted at Campbell Funeral Home in Norris City who is in charge of arrangements.


Campbell Funeral Services – Norris City
201 East Main Street
Norris City, IL 62869


Union Ridge Cemetery