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Mary "Punkin" Ella Murphy

October 25, 1955November 15, 2020
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Mrs. Mary Ella Murphy, affectionately known as “Punkin”, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Sunday, November 15, 2020 after a lengthy illness. She was a native and longtime resident of Axis, AL. She is preceded in death by her parents, Reed and Kathren Etheridge, brothers James “Buddy” Jarvis and Gary Etheridge .

Punkin is survived by her loving husband Johnny Murphy, her precious daughters, Kimberly James (Charles) Kyle and Kelly James (Carlton) Welch, step-sons Jeremy (Kate) Murphy and Eric (Kim) Murphy.

She is also survived by her loving grandchildren; Logan Kyle, Landon Kyle, Whitney Murphy, Elizabeth Murphy, Brayden Murphy, Hunter Murphy, Mitch Baker, Abby Baker, great grandchildren; Murphy Baker, Madeline and Brady Baker sisters; Beverly Kittrell (Joe), Brenda Mook (Greg), and Diane Jarvis. A special thanks to the staff at St. Joseph’s Hospice for the loving care shown to the family during this difficult time.

Visitation will be held at Radney Funeral Home-Saraland on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. until funeral service time of 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Creola Cemetery, Creola. AL.

Condolences may offered at www.radney-saraland.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Johnny Murphy, Loving Husband
  • Kimberly James and Charles Kyle, Daughter and Son-in-law
  • Kelly James and Carlton Welch, Daughter and Son-in-law
  • Jeremy Murphy (Kate), Step-son and Fiancee
  • Eric and Kim Murphy, Step-son and Wife
  • Logan Kyle, Grandson
  • Landon Kyle, Grandson
  • Whitney Murphy, Granddaughter
  • Elizabeth Murphy, Granddaughter
  • Brayden Murphy, Grandson
  • Hunter Murphy, Grandson
  • Mitch Baker, Grandson
  • Abby Baker, Granddaughter
  • Murphy, Madeline and Brady Baker, Great-grandchildren
  • Beverly Kittrell and Joe, Sister and Brother-in-law
  • Brenda and Greg Mook, Sister and Brother-in-law
  • Reed and Kathren Etheridge, Parents (deceased)
  • James "Buddy" Jarvis, Brother (deceased)
  • Gary Etheridge, Brother (deceased)

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Diane Jarvis

November 17, 2020

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Jenni Shelton(Bowman)

November 16, 2020

Punkin has been a special lady to me most of my life.. My heart breaks for Johnny, Kim, Kelly and the rest of the family.. I love Punkin and I hate Im unable to come pay my respects.. Punkin was a mama to me when my mom wasnt there... I will love you always❤

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Biography

Mrs. Mary Ella Murphy, affectionately known as “Punkin”, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Sunday, November 15, 2020 after a lengthy illness. She was a native and longtime resident of Axis, AL. She is preceded in death by her parents, Reed and Kathren Etheridge, brothers James “Buddy” Jarvis and Gary Etheridge .

Punkin is survived by her loving husband Johnny Murphy, her precious daughters, Kimberly James (Charles) Kyle and Kelly James (Carlton) Welch, step-sons Jeremy (Kate) Murphy and Eric (Kim) Murphy. She is also survived by her loving grandchildren; Logan Kyle, Landon Kyle, Whitney Murphy, Elizabeth Murphy, Brayden Murphy, Hunter Murphy, Mitch Baker, Abby Baker, great grandchildren; Murphy Baker, Madeline and Brady Baker sisters; Beverly Kittrell (Joe), Brenda Mook (Greg), and Diane Jarvis.

A special thanks to the staff at St. Joseph’s Hospice for the loving care shown to the family during this difficult time.

Visitation will be held at Radney Funeral Home-Saraland on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. until funeral service time of 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Creola Cemetery, Creola. AL.

Condolences may offered at www.radney-saraland.com.

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