Edna Irene Murph

March 24, 1942January 31, 2018

Edna Irene Murph, age 75, of Shallotte, NC formerly of Lexington, NC passed away on Wednesday, the thirty first of January, 2018 in the SECU Lower Cape Fear Hospice, “Brunswick House”. Born in Marion, NC on the twenty fourth of March, 1942, she was one of twenty two children of Ezekial LaFayette and Mae Rathbone Smith. Edna was a retired seamstress, and had worked as a security guard for Burns and Advance Security. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, Shallotte , NC. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Murph and twenty brothers and sisters. Survivors include a son, Timothy Blevins of Wilmington, NC; three daughters, Celia McCraney and husband Gary of Kittrell, NC, Cynthia Olivera of Pennsville, NJ, Marlene Pilcher of Connelly Springs, NC; a sister, Barbara Campbell of Hickory, NC; grandchildren, Heather Carlton and husband Greg, Jonathan McCraney, Tony Olivera, Natalie Beck, David Beck and numerous nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life will be conducted at 2:00 PM, on Monday, the fifth of February, 2018 in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4669 Mintz St, Shallotte, NC 28459. You are cordially invited to a visitation with the family for one hour prior to the service in the church. In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests with gratitude that monetary donations be made in her name to SECU Lower Cape Fear Hospice, “Brunswick House”, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, NC 28422. Online condolences are encouraged and may be offered at White Funeral & Cremation Service, Bolivia/Supply Chapel


  • Funeral Service Monday, February 5, 2018
  • Visitation Monday, February 5, 2018

Edna Irene Murph

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Victoria Hine

February 3, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

cotton johnson

February 2, 2018

rest in peace aunt edna. I haven't spoke to you in a long while. loved you always. sendind love from the johnsons.