Originally created 01/23/04

Mr. John Murphey (WARRENTON, Ga.)



WARRENTON, Ga.-Mr. John Joseph Murphey, 79, of Warrenton, beloved husband of Louise Murphey, died Tuesday, January 20, 2004, at the VA Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 24 at Little Brier Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Seaman officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mr. Murphey, a native of Richmond County, had lived in Warrenton for many years. He was a WWII Navy Veteran and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Louise Murphey; three daughters, Dixie and Jon Wiederanders, Jacqueline and Bob Zets, and Thora Peebles, all of Warrenton; a son, Terry and Brenda Murphey, Dearing; two sisters, Lucile Grover, Interlachen, Fla. and Mildred Campbell, Laurel, Md.; two brothers, Tom Murphey, Augusta and C.P. (Pete) Murphey, Norwood, and four granddaughters. Pallbearers will be Otis Freeman, Dennis Havens, David Hicks, Brent Murphey, Pete Murphey, and Jason Walker. In lieu of flowers , donations may be made to Little Brier Creek Baptist Church, care of Julia Massey, 3580 Mt. Pleasant Rd., Thomson, Ga. 30824 or your favorite charity. Friends may call at the Curtis Funeral Home. Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Curtis Funeral Home, Thomson, has charge of the arrangements. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle January 23, 2004