Josie Bell Killian Murphy

Josie Bell Killian Murphy

Josie Murphy's Obituary

    Farmersville Times
    Circa May 23, 1941

    "MRS. JOSIE MURPHY IS BURIED HERE SAT. AFTERNOON

    Funeral services were held in the Fielder-Baker chapel Saturday (May 24, 1941) afternoon for Mrs. Emmett Murphy, aged 49, who died Friday (May 23, 1941) evening about 8 o’clock at the home of her daughter Mrs. Poland Burns after a few months illness.

    Mrs. Murphy was a resident of Farmersville all her life having been born here May 28, 1891, the daughter of Jeff D. and Sarah Gill Killian. She was a member of the Baptist church.

    She is survived by her husband, Emmett Murphy, three daughters, Mrs. Poland
    Burns, Nadine and Billy Murphy all of Farmersville; five sons, Charles and Richard Murphy of Leonard; Leon Murphy (Audie Leon Murphy) of Greenville; Eugene and Joe Preston
    Murphy of Farmersville.

    The services were conducted by Rev. Matthew Muller, pastor of the First Baptist
    Church. Interment was made in the Aleo Cemetery in charge of the Fielder-Baker Funeral Home."