November 27, 1941 - May 7, 2017
Mary Lucy Elbert Murphy, age 75, of New London passed away May 7, 2017 at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. ,Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the White Rose Baptist Church in Bowling Green with Rev. M. Faye Vaughn officiating. Burial will be in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Bowling Green. Visitation will be 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green. Mary was born November 27, 1941 in Bowling Green the daughter of Eugene and Eujetta Cornelia Colanthia Frazier Elbert. On December 18, 1961 she married R. Vernon Murphy. Survivors are four children Toni Laverne Murphy of New London, Darryl Shannon Murphy (Tonilyn) of Colorado Springs, CO, Cathy Lyn Murphy of Bolingbrook, IL, Erica Murphy of Bolingbrook, IL; three grandchildren Toreelyn Briann Murphy, Nickolas Russell Murphy, Ty Shannon Murphy; brother George Shelby Elbert of St. Louis; sisters Rev. M. Faye Vaughn of Frankford, Ella Lorane Ford of Hannibal, Verna Jean Ford of New London; host of nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, and brother Chester Eugene Elbert. Mary grew up in Bowling Green and graduated from Bowling Green High School. She moved to New London after she married and lived there the remander of her life. Mary was a member of the White Rose Baptist Church, a seamstress at Bobby Brooks and worked at Cerf Brothers Bag Factory in New London. She was an avid reader, very family oriented and loved spending time with family and friends. Pallbearers will be Nickolas Murphy, Ty Murphy, Michael Ford, Curtis Vaughn, Steven Perkins and George Elbert. Memorials may be made to the White Rose Baptist Church.
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