Obituaries

Donna M. Murphy 1959 - 2011 Independence, Mo.

Services for Donna M. Murphy, 51 Independence, Mo., will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs. Burial will be at Bonner Springs Cemetery.
Mrs. Murphy died Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, at her home.
She was born on June 6, 1959, the daughter of Lloyd and Ilene Murphy. As a young girl she enjoyed swimming and horseback riding with her sisters. She shared an overwhelming bond with her parents, which kept Miss Murphy close to home over the years.
Before becoming disabled in a car accident in 1991, she bartended at the Turn it Loose bar in Warsaw, Mo.
Survivors include three children, Angela (Jon) Thompson, Liberty, Mo., Michelle (Justin) Murphy, Bates City, Mo., and Wade (Amanda) Murphy, Independence, Mo.; eight siblings, Shirley VanLuvan, Claudine Kerr, Rosemary Davis, Larry (Shirley) Murphy, Barbara (Ron) Grego, Sharon McCarthy, Paul (Kim) Murphy and Wayne (Tina) Murphy; and 10 grandchildren.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials to Crossroads Hospice or American Cancer Society, sent in care of the funeral home, 214 Oak St., Bonner Springs, KS 66012.