Ernest L. Murphy
January 24, 2018
Ernest L. Murphy, Sr., passed away at his residence Sunday, January 14, 2018. Memorial Gun-ter Peel Funeral Home & Crematory, 2nd Avenue North, was in charge of his arrangements. The son of the late Harvey H. and Mittie Fortner Murphy, he was born May 23, 1948 in Columbus, MS. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son Charles Edward and a brother Dan Murphy. He is survived by his daughter Kimberly Murdock of OH, his sons Ernest L. Murphy, Jr. (Christy) of Sulligent, AL and Phillip Murphy of Fayette, AL, his sisters, Edna Bowen (Pete) of Columbus and Dorothy Allen of Guin, AL, his brothers Kenneth Murphy (Peggy) of Muskogee, OK and Billy Murphy of Vernon, AL, nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.