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Weed Corley Fish Funeral Homes and Cremation Services

2620 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX

OBITUARY

Helen Marie Murphree

July 17, 1927July 20, 2020

Helen Marie (Eversole) Murphree, age 93, of Austin, Texas went to be with the Lord on July 20, 2020 at 1:22am in the comfort of her own home and surrounded by family. Helen was born July 17, 1927 in Damon, Texas to parents, Raymond Eversole and Georgia Mae (Bartlett) Eversole. Helen married Charles Glenn Murphree of Center, Texas in 1945. Helen and Charles moved to Austin, Texas in 1950 where they raised their five children. Helen drove a school bus for the Austin Independent School District for nearly twenty (20) years. She loved driving her bus which allowed her to interact with many children. She spent her spare time sewing and crocheting various items. She was passionate about her relationship with the Lord and was an active member of her church.

Helen is preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Georgia Eversole, her infant brother, Raymond Eversole Jr., her husband, Charles Murphree, and newborn granddaughter, Sadie Murphree. Helen leaves behind her children and their spouses: Glenda (Murphree) McNabb; Penny (Murphree) Dardar; Wayne Murphree; Curtis Murphree; and Tina (Murphree) Allen. She is also survived by her grandchildren: David Armstrong, John Armstrong, Michael McNabb, Brian McNabb, Deanatell McNabb, Seth Murphree, Tanya (Murphree) Swenson, Christopher Allen, and Jessica Allen. She also has many great-grandchildren with more on the way.

A special thanks to Lynda Murphree and Visiting Angel’s caregiver, Carolina Guerrero for taking wonderful care of Helen for many years before her passing.

Visitation and Service will be held at Weed Corley Fish Funeral Home located at 2620 S. Congress Avenue Austin, Texas 78704. Visitation will be held August 7, 2020 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. The service will be held August 8, 2020 at 10:00 am. Directly following the service Helen will be laid to rest at Live Oak Cemetery alongside her loving husband.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, August 7, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, August 8, 2020

  • Interment

    Saturday, August 8, 2020

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