CAROLYN LORINE MURPHY
Carolyn Lorine Murphy, daughter of the late Albert Andrew Moore and Thelma Belle Haggard Moore, was born on May 9, 1941, in Clarkton, Missouri, and passed away on March 4, 2013, at Cypress Point Skilled Nursing in Dexter at the age of 71 years.
Mrs. Murphy was a resident of Bernie, Missouri, and the former owner/ operator of Otasco in Bernie.
On July 6, 1961, she was united in marriage to Calvin Noel “Butch” Murphy in Dexter, Missouri. Mr. Murphy preceded her in death on March 11, 2012.
She is survived by one son, Noel Redden Murphy and his wife, Paula, of Crestview, Florida; one daughter, Lori Annette Friese and her husband, Rodney, of Jackson, Missouri; by one son-in-law, Mark Stidham, of Dexter; by three brothers, Walden G. Moore of Hillsboro, Missouri, Wayne H. Moore of North Vernon, Indiana, and Kenneth Moore of Columbiaville, Michigan; by one sister, Denna Sherlyn Fetters of Farmington, Missouri; and by six grandchildren, Ashley Murphy, Mecca Murphy, Caleb Murphy, Brent Stidham, Bailey Friese and Spencer Friese.
Besides her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Velva Sharlene Stidham; by four brothers, Mitchell Moore, Paul A. Moore, Richard Joseph Moore and Jimmie Dale Moore; by one sister, Glenda Alvena Vaughn; and by one grandson, Jason Stidham.
Friends may call at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie, Missouri, on Thursday, March 7, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, March 8, 2013, at 10:00 a.m.in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Bernie with the Rev. Ivan Mekan officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Jason Stidham Scholarship Fund,
Attn: Laura Putnam, 1031 Brown Pilot Lane, Dexter, MO 63841.