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Barbara Ruth Wheeler Murphy

January 15, 1947 ~ January 17, 2020 (age 73)

Obituary

Tupelo/ Pontotoc – Ms. Barbara Ruth Wheeler Murphy, 73, went to be with God on Friday, January 17, 2020, after a long illness.  She was born January 15, 1947 in Tupelo, MS.

     She is survived by 2 sisters, Jean Leech and Sarah Johnson of Tupelo, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Fairell and Myrtie Sue Griggs Wheeler; 2 brothers, Billy F. Wheeler and David Wheeler, and sister, Betty Sue Guess and her son Brad Murphy.

     She was a beautiful person and had a great singing voice.  She loved to sing and play the guitar.  She could have been the queen of country music.

     A memorial service celebrating Barbara's life will be at 2 PM on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 at Allen Chapel Methodist Church at Gilvo. Private burial will follow in Gilvo Cemetery.

     Memorials may be made to Gilvo Cemetery Fund, C/O Jean Walters, P.O. Box 303, Tupelo, MS  38802. Holland Funeral Directors, Tupelo Chapel is entrusted with arrangements.  Condolences to the family may be posted at hollandfuneraldirectors.com.

 

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Services

Memorial Service
Sunday
January 26, 2020

2:00 PM
Allen Chapel Methodist Church (Gilvo)

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