Funeral services for Lou Case Murphy, 90, of Fayette, who died Sunday May 25, 2014 at her residence, will be 10 a. m. Wednesday May 28, 2014 at Natchez First Assembly of God with Rev. Bill Murphy officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday May 27, 2014 at Laird Funeral Home and Wednesday 9 a.m. until service time at the church.
Mrs. Murphy was born March 2, 1924 at Brookhaven, MS to Willie and Mamie Smith Case. She was a devoted wife for 62 years to her late husband Burke. Mamie loved the Lord passionately. In her earlier years she enjoyed directing childrenâ€™s youth and adult choirs in her church. While she taught English at Mississippi State University for many years, her greatest joy was teaching the Word of God to women around the State of Mississippi and abroad.
Survivors include, two sons, Bucky Murphy and wife, Alice of Canton and Bill Murphy and wife, Debbie of Starkville; one daughter and devoted caregiver, Dee Bullen and husband, Leon of Fayette; twelve grandchildren, Camp Murphy and wife, Sydney of Flowood, Bo Murphy and wife, Emily of, Lawton, OK, Dees Britt and husband, Jody of Starkville, Andrew Murphy and wife Jennifer of Southaven, Philip Murphy of Starkville, Meredith Horn and husband, Vic of Alpine, Texas, Emily Redwood and husband Jack of Starkville, Mary Beth Murphy of Houston, Texas, Mary Elizabeth Naugle and husband, Nate of Powell, Tenn, Terry Bullen and wife Angie of Jessup, MD, Hannah Williams and husband, Michael of Tupelo, and Joseph Bullen and wife, Kayla of Natchez; 15 great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be, Andrew Murphy, Phillip Murphy, Camp Murphy, Bo Murphy, Terry Murphy, Joseph Bullen, Nate Naugle, Michael Williams, Jack Redwood, Vic Horn and Jody Britt.
Online condolence may be sent to the family at www.lairdfh.com