June 19, 1928 – November 6, 2019
Helen Hines Murphy of Shawnee, Oklahoma, passed peacefully in her sleep on November 6, 2019. Born in Buffalo, New York, she attended primary school in New York and college at Oklahoma Baptist University. She retired as President of Pottawatomie Telephone Company. Following her retirement, Helen took great pleasure in her work with children with Down Syndrome and several other charitable organizations she participated in. She was also an avid bowler and golfer and was previously a member of the Shawnee Country Club.
Helen was preceded in death by her children, Patricia Hines, Margaret (Peggy) Hines and John Hines, Jr. She is survived by her children, Katherine Cagle, Matthew Hines and Mark Hines and by 9 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at Eisenhour Funeral Home in Del City, Oklahoma on November 16 at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests memorial donations be made to the Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma.
Bill Eisenhour Funeral Home
5005 SE 29th Street
November 12, 2019
I still remember six dynamos and a happy family when I first started working at the telephone office in Earlsboro. I have thought of all of you often and have seen Helen since I worked at Earlsboro. She has told me about all of you.My sympathies and love. Betty