Obituaries

Virginia L. Murphy 1925 - 2011 Leavenworth

Services for Virginia L. Murphy, 85, Leavenworth, will be 10:30 a.m. today, Wednesday, Sept. 14, at High Prairie Church, 26480 187th St., Leavenworth.
Burial will follow at Fall Creek Cemetery.
Mrs. Murphy died Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center.
She was born Sept. 29, 1925, in West Hollywood, Calif., the daughter of Walter and Addie Morgan. After the death of Virginia’s mother at age 2, she was adopted by her uncle and aunt, Wallace and Inez Bell.
On March 17, 1945 she married Gene F. “Sandy” Murphy. He preceded her in death in 1988. She was also preceded in death by a son, Samuel Murphy Sr., in 1982; a daughter, Susan Beardsley, in 1988; an infant son, Michael Murphy; and a brother, Merlyn Morgan.
Virginia is survived by a daughter, Sandra (H.B.) L. Heim; a daughter-in-law, Jeanine Murphy; a brother, Wallace (Lori) Morgan; a sister, Helen Harris; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
Memorial contributions may be given to High Prairie Church or Jarbalo United Methodist Women.
Davis Funeral Chapel is entrusted to the arrangements.