Jean Murphy of Corsicana, Texas passed peacefully from this earth to her heavenly home surrounded by her family and loved ones on Saturday evening, Dec. 9, 2017 at the age of 74. She was born in Dallas, Texas to James Robert Jones and Dorothy Waters Jones on Sept. 1, 1943.
She married Roy Murphy on Feb. 6, 1960 and they were happily married for 45 years until his death in 2005. Roy and Jean were the owners of Blue Top Welding Supply and then J & R Supply and they retired in January of 2002 after 41 years. She was a member of the Westhill Church of Christ in Corsicana for a number of years.
Jean is preceded in death by her parents J.R. and Dorothy Jones, grandparents Benny and Emily Waters and her husband Roy Murphy.
She is survived by her children; Son Buck Murphy and wife Dee, daughter Sissy Perry and husband Bobby; Grandchildren Courtney Murphy and Adam Hollifield, Amanda Perry, Kacy Perry and wife Richelle; and two great grandchildren Kai Wagliardo and Kolton Perry. She is also survived by her siblings Joann Howard and husband James, Judy Stewart and husband Jimmy, Pat Ellis and husband Cecil and James Jones; Sisters-in-law Marsha Murphey and Joyce Miles and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members, friends and her church family at Westhill Church of Christ.
Visitation with the family will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 at Griffin - Roughton Funeral Home.
A celebration of her life will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 in the Chapel at Griffin - Roughton Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Dresden Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Alan Stewart, Randy Howard, Bobby Perry, Bo Murphy, Kacy Perry and Dusty Ellis. Honorary pallbearers will be Kenneth Howard, Bobby Compton and Adam Hollifield.
The family asks that memorials be made to the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital at www.scottishritehospital.org or Texas Scottish Rite Hospital 2222 Welborn St. Dallas, Texas 75219.
An on-line guest book is available at www.griffin-roughton.com by selecting the services for Jean Murphy.
Funeral arrangements by Griffin - Roughton Funeral Home.
Published on December 11, 2017