Curtis Murphy

Curtis Murphy

Curtis Murphy, 91, of South Fulton died June 14, 2008, at Parkway Regional Hospital in Fulton. Services were set for today at 3 p.m. at Hornbeak Funeral Chapel in Fulton. Burial was to follow in Pleasant View Memorial Gardens in Fulton. Visitation was held Sunday evening and was to continue today until the funeral hour at the funeral home. The family requests memorials be made to South Fulton United Methodist Church’s Music Fund or Children’s Fund, 205 Orchard Drive, South Fulton, TN 38257. He was born Dec. 12, 1916, in Hickman County, Ky., son of the late Henry Clarence and May (Kimbell) Murphy. He was married to Vivian Elizabeth (Choate) Murphy, who preceded him in death Oct. 26, 2002. He had lived most of his life in Wingo, Ky., and South Fulton and was a member of South Fulton United Methodist Church. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he had served in World War II and was a member of the American Legion. He had been a maintenance supervisor for the former Henry I. Siegel clothing company in Fulton and South Fulton. Survivors include his son, David Murphy of South Fulton; his daughter, Lana Parker of South Fulton; four grandchildren, Josh Murphy, Robert Murphy, Barbara McClanahan and Lori Pinion, all of South Fulton; four great-grandchildren, Allison Murphy of Murray, Ky., and Holly McClanahan, Emily Pinion and Cory Pinion, all of South Fulton; and his brother, Glenn Murphy of Alexandria, La. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Gail Murphy; a sister, Modean Puckett; and a brother, Raymond Puckett. Online tributes may be left at www.hornbeakfuneralchapel.com. Published in The Messenger 6.16.08

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