Phyllis Ann Murphy

January 1, 1930April 22, 2021

Phyllis Ann Murphy, 91, passed away on Thursday, April 22, at Brookdale Palmer Ranch in Sarasota. She was born on January 1, 1930, in Frankfort, Indiana, to Walter and Helen Wattles. She was an Assistant VP in banking at the Bank of Waukegan and a member of the American Business Women’s Association. She and her husband, Oliver Kenneth, moved to Bradenton in 1993 from Waukegan, Illinois.

Those left behind to cherish the memory of Mrs. Murphy are her two sons, Scott A. and Gary Murphy (Jill); three grandchildren, Brandon Murphy (Samantha), Ryan Murphy, and Laura Beth Peavey (Ryan); along with two great-grandchildren, Jackson and Bo Peavey.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Midwest Therapeutic Riding Program, 1451 172nd Ave, Union Grove, WI 53182.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 3, 2021, at Manasota Memorial Park, with Rev. Chad Tvenstrup officiating.


  • Scott A. Murphy, Son
  • Gary Murphy (Jill), Son
  • Brandon Murphy (Samantha), Grandson
  • Ryan Murphy, Grandson
  • Laura Beth Peavey (Ryan), Granddaughter
  • Jackson Peavey, Great Grandson
  • Bo Peavey, Great Grandson


  • Committal Service

    Monday, May 3, 2021


Phyllis Ann Murphy

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Paul & Ann Last

May 5, 2021

Scott, May the many memories over your Mothers life be with you in this time of sorrow. God Bless.

Duncan Buhrmester

May 4, 2021

Gary and Jill, we are so sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. You have our sincere sympathy. Your mom lived a long life with many wonderful friends and family. It was a blessing to have her with you for so long. Please let us know if we can do anything for you. You are in our thoughts. Duncan and Anne-Marie Buhrmester