Stella M. Murphy

June 25, 2011

Stella Mae Murphy, 91 of Bonne Terre passed away June 25, 2011 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. She was born June 19, 1920 in Bollinger County. She was a member of Primrose Baptist Church and enjoyed spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charley J. and Stella Alma (Rhodes) Upchurch; husband, Robert T. Murphy; two daughters, Mary Lee Gosling and infant Joan Marie Murphy; one great-grandson, Eli William Murphy; brother, Charley J. Upchurch; two sisters, Ruby Ellen Harris and Mattie Marie Mackley. Stella is survived by eight children, Roberta Dames of Bonne Terre, William H. Murphy and wife Wanda of Bonne Terre, John R. Murphy and wife Karon of Bonne Terre, Randall J. Murphy and wife Marilyn of Bonne Terre, Charles L. Murphy and wife Janice of Bonne Terre, Jacob W. Murphy and wife Dana of Bonne Terre, Tamara (Mrs. William) Bowyer of Farmington and Stella "Star" (Mrs. Domenick) Brouillette of Raytown; 28 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Evelyn Murphy and Norma Upchurch. Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive. Visitation will be Monday, June 27, 2011 from 5 PM until 9 PM at the C. Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Bonne Terre. Service will be Tuesday at 11 AM at the C. Z. Boyer & Son Chapel with Rev. Randy Murphy officiating. Burial will follow at Bonne Terre Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Neurofibromatosis, Inc. or the Histiocytosis Association of America.Service ScheduleVisitation:Date:Monday, June 27, 2011Time:5:00 PM - 9:00 PMVisitation Location:C. Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home * Bonne Terre Service:Date:Tuesday, June 28, 2011Time:11:00 AMService Location:C. Z. Boyer & Son Chapel * Bonne Terre

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