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Mrs. Betty L. "Peaches" Murphey, 91, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 at Heritage Oaks Retirement Village. She was born on July 17, 1925 in Corsicana to Bernhart and Ena Gallagher.
She was a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother. She worked for 36 years at Green's Western Wear in Corsicana. She loved and cared for all the people in her life and will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 34 years, Homer S. Murphey as well as her parents, Bernhart and Ena Gallagher.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda Powers and husband James of Olney, Maryland; granddaughters, Kimberly Blankenship and Michelle Taby of Olney, Maryland; great-grandchildren, Jamie Blankenship, Krysten Blankenship, Michael Taby, and Justin Taby; brother, Tom Gallagher and wife Pat as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 at Corley Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 at the Corley Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating the service will be Dr. Mark Luera. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.
The family requests that any condolences be sent to: Linda Powers 16833 Cashell Rd, Olney,Md.20832.
An online guest book is available at www.corleyfuneralhome.com and by selecting the Betty L. "Peaches" Murphey obituary.
Published on October 10, 2016
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