Marie Murphy

Monday, August 3, 2009

Marie Murphy, 83, of Greencastle died on Monday, Aug. 3, 2009.

She was born on Aug. 18, 1925 in Grainger County, Tenn. to Ralph H. and Cecil Moore Bassett.

Mrs. Murphy was a 1944 graduate of Cloverdale High School and was a member of the Church of Christ in Greencastle.

Surviving are her children, Joyce Tarr and husband Walter of Indianapolis, Bob Brown and wife Lynn of Greencastle, Debbie Frost and husband David of Greencastle and Kathy Lewis and husband Dr. Wayne of Greencastle; a brother, Duane Bassett and wife Nancy of Carmel; seven grandchildren, Bobbie Jo Brown, Robby Brown, Angela Tarr, Heather Grable and husband Brad, Kerry Frost, Danny Frost and Brooke Lewis; and five great-grandchildren.

Her parents; husbands, Aden Brown and Ellsworth Murphy; four brothers; and two sisters preceded her in death.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home with Brother Charles "Skip" Sebree officiating. Burial will follow at Brick Chapel Cemetery.

Calling will be Thursday from 11 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.

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