Doris Irene Murphy of Maumelle, Arkansas passed away peacefully in the early morning hours Sunday, November 8, 2020 at 97 years of age. She was born on April 29, 1923 in Halesboro, Texas to Ben Ward and Lillie Mae Parker.
Her long life was filled with many loves: her God, her family, which she devoted her life to, and her country – which she served by traveling to Oregon during WWII to weld ships for the war effort. She also enjoyed bowling, reading and bird watching.
Doris leaves to cherish her memory her grandson, Michael Ryan Murphy and wife Erica; great-grandchildren, Adelaide and Emma Murphy, as well as a great-grandson on the way.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William Lloyd Murphy; son, Patrick Wayne Murphy; and five brothers and sisters.
Graveside service will be on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, Texas 11:00 AM.
Services will be under the care of Wood-Haggard Funeral Homes.
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