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George Willie Murphy

February 25, 1934 April 5, 2018
George Willie Murphy
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Obituary for George Willie Murphy

Homegoing celebration services for George Murphy, age 84, of Centerville, will take place at 12 Noon, Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Walters Funeral Home Chapel in Centerville. Rev. Harry Garrett will officiate the service. Interment will follow in the Centerville Community Cemetery. A public visitation will take place from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M., Friday, April 13th at the funeral home.

George Willie Murphy was born February 25, 1934 in Leon County, Texas and passed away April 5, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. His parents were Welton & Opal (Benson) Murphy. George was a lifelong resident of Centerville and a member of St. Paul A.M.E. He loved working as a cattle rancher. George also enjoyed raising flowers and landscaping, watching the Dallas Cowboys and playing dominos. He was also a longtime caretaker of the Centerville Community Cemetery.

George was preceded in death by both of his parents and special companion, Laura Middleton. He is survived by daughter, Vanessa Horn of DeSoto; brother, Flauzell Murphy of Dallas and sister, Betty Jean Palmer of Dallas, as well as, numerous other extended family and friends.

Arrangements are entrusted to Walters Funeral Home in Centerville, Texas.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

13

Apr

6:00 PM 4/13/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/13/2018 8:00:00 PM
Walters Funeral Home

610 S. Commerce St.
Centerville, TX 75833

Walters Funeral Home
610 S. Commerce St. Centerville 75833 TX
United States

Service

Saturday

14

Apr

12:00 PM 4/14/2018 12:00:00 PM
Walters Funeral Home

610 S. Commerce St.
Centerville, TX 75833

Walters Funeral Home
610 S. Commerce St. Centerville 75833 TX
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Centerville Community Cemetery Final Resting Place

Carrington Street
Centerville, Texas 75833

Carrington Street Centerville 75833 Texas
United States
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