Posted: Monday, October 1, 2012 4:00 pm
The Messenger, October 1, 2012
Charlou “Cha Che” (Hayes) Murphy, 94, of Union City died 10:20 a.m. Sept. 29, 2012, at Union City Manor Nursing Home.
Services were 3 p.m. Sunday at Second Baptist Church in Union City. The Revs. Jerry Leggett and Eddie Mallonee officiated. Burial followed in Antioch Cemetery near Hornbeak.
Pallbearers were David Clay Hogan Jr., Greg Hurley, Tim Bunch, Mike Hayes, Bruce Moss and Robert Hurt.
Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The family requests that memorials be made to Union City Second Baptist Church.
Mrs. Murphy was born June 17, 1918, in Obion County, daughter of the late Walter Darnell and Kahoma (Davis) Hayes. She married Jesse B. Murphy Sr. June 9, 1937. He died April 7, 1991. She had served as part-time postmistress in Samburg for many years and had helped her husband farm. Mrs. Murphy was a member of Second Baptist Church in Union City.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Linda (Murphy) and David Hogan of Lakeland; her son and daughter-in-law, J.B. Murphy Jr. and Pam Murphy of Reelfoot Lake; five grandchildren and the spouses of three, David Clay Hogan Jr. and Carrie-Ann Hogan of Lakeland, Greg and Lacy Hurley of Eads, Jacque and Chris Layfield of Nashville, Jessica Murphy of Atlanta and Kelley Murphy of Reelfoot Lake; and five great-grandchildren, Ivy Collier Hogan and David Clay Hogan III, both of Lakeland, Gregory Vance Hurley Jr. and Breck Hogan Hurley, both of Eads, and Ryan Layfield of Nashville.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Juanita Moss and Reggie Bunch; and five brothers, Marvin Hayes, Lee Hayes, Chester Hayes, Lloyd Hayes and Floyd Hayes.
To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.