Funeral service for Jewell Haggard Murphy, 89, of Morrison was held Tuesday at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Kevin Deason officiating. Burial followed at Viola Cemetery. Mrs. Murphy died Thursday, Dec. 24 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Coffee County, the daughter of the late Albert and Ethel Farrar Haggard. She was a bookkeeper for Shelton Motor Company and was a member of Viola Church of Christ. She was a member of the Viola Women’s Improvement Club and enjoyed collecting buttons, sewing and needlework. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Tom S. Murphy and by sister Merle Lowe.
Her survivors are daughter Julia M. Spence and her husband Walt of Viola; son, Tommy Murphy of Viola; granddaughter, Elizabeth S. Price and her husband Aaron of Christiana; grandson, Sutton Spence and his wife Kristin of Tampa, Fla.; and great-grandson, Jackson Thomas Price of Christiana.
Memorial donations may be made to Viola Church of Christ, P.O. Box 31, Viola, TN 37349.
Manchester Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.