Carolyn El­iz­a­beth Mur­phy

Connecticut Post (Sunday) - - Life Tributes -

Carolyn El­iz­a­beth Mur­phy, age 87, of Bridge­port, widow of Wil­liam Mur­phy passed away at her home on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 7, 2018. Born in Drewryville, VA, she was the daugh­ter of the late Her­bert and Vi­ola Turner Mur­rell. She is sur­vived by a sis­ter Mamie Chris­tine Har­ris and her hus­band, Shel­ton of Drewryville, VA and 4 nieces and 5 neph­ews. She was pre­de­ceased in ad­di­tion to her par­ents by her sis­ter, Hazel Powell and her brothers, Thomas and McKin­ley Mur­rell. Carolyn was a mem­ber of the East­ern Star Lodge Grand Chap­ter # 72 of Franklin, VA, a trea­surer for many years with the East End Bap­tist Taber­na­cle Church Ush­ers and the Fi­nan­cial Sec­re­tary for the Fair­field County Ush­ers. She en­joyed bowl­ing over forty years with var­i­ous bowl­ing leagues in­clud­ing the In­ter Church mixed bowl­ing league and the In­ter­na­tional bowl­ing league. “Carolyn worked with the New­man Fam­ily over 50 years as a house­hold ad­min­is­tra­tor and was also a beloved friend and mem­ber of their ex­tended fam­ily. She will be deeply missed by Mrs. New­man, Su­san, Stephanie, Nell, Lissy, Clea, Peter and Henry and by all of their friends and spouses who knew her.” Friends and rel­a­tives are in­vited to at­tend her fu­neral ser­vice on Wed­nes­day Novem­ber 14, 2018 at 11: 00 a. m. in the East End Bap­tist Taber­na­cle Church, 548 Cen­tral Ave. Bridge­port with Rev. Dr. C. L. Stall­worth, Of­fi­ci­at­ing. Burial will be held in Pleas­ant Plain Ceme­tery, Drewryville, VA. Friends may greet the fam­ily for visi­ta­tion at the church on Wed­nes­day morn­ing from 9: 00 a. m. to 11: 00 a. m. prior to ser­vices. In lieu of flow­ers do­na­tions in her mem­ory can be made to the Amer­i­can Can­cer So­ci­ety @ www. can­cer. org

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