Beverly "Kay" Murphy, 69

Beverly "Kay" Murphy, 69, of Wabash, died at 11:35 a.m., Sunday, May 10, 2015, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.

She was born Dec. 8, 1945, in Wabash County to Vaughn and Helen (Parrott) Garner.

Beverly was a 1963 graduate of Wabash High School, and attended the Fort Wayne Business College.  She married L. Ralph Murphy in Wabash, Indiana on May 28, 1966.  She retired from Ford Meter Box in Wabash after 49 years.  She enjoyed being with her family.

She is survived by her husband, L. Ralph Murphy both of Wabash, 3 sons, Todd L. Murphy and  Brian K. (Amie) Murphy both of Wabash, and Jay P. (Sherrie) Murphy of LaFontaine, Indiana,  mother, Helen Garner of Wabash;  grandchildren, Elizabeth Murphy, Kristen Murphy, Emily Murphy, Kaitlyn Murphy, Brylee Murphy, Brayden Murphy all of Wabash, Nicholas Parson, Freedom Parson, Trevor Parson, and Meranda Friend all of LaFontaine, and brother, Tom (Audrey) Carney of Huntington, Indiana.  She was preceded in death by her father.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 14, 2015 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Doug Oakes, minister, officiating.  Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 2-8 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home.

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Posted on 2015 May 12