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Helen P. Murphy

August 6, 1928 — October 24, 2017

Helen P. Murphy

Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory announces the services for Helen P. Murphy, age 89, who passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at the Pavilion under the care of Southern Care Hospice.  She was a lifelong resident of Appling County. 


She was preceded in death by her husband, Leborn Murphy; two children, Jack Charlie Murphy and Sharon Turner; parents, Charlie Issac and Ollie Lynn Patton and three sisters, Shirley Long, Vada Tootle and Lavorne Flanagan.


Survivors include four sons, Larry Murphy of St. Augustine, FL, Clayton Murphy of Hazlehurst, Rodney Murphy of Surrency and Carl Eugene Murphy of Surrency; one daughter, Bobbie Nell Ravan of St. Augustine, FL; one brother, Jack Ronald Patton of Oklahoma City, OK; sixteen grandchildren; several great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 2pm at Nobles Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Carlton Rowell officiating.


Interment will follow in the Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery.


Visitation will be held one hour prior to funeral services on Thursday at the chapel.


Active Pallbearers will be Clay Thomas, Barron Thomas, Kelly Murphy, Wayne Murphy, Dallas Adams and Emmett Gibbs.


Friends and family may sign the online guest book at


Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Helen P. Murphy.

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