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Madeliene Rose (Fletcher) MurphyFebruary 5, 1930 ~ August 24, 2017 (age 87)
Madeliene Fletcher Murphy, 87, of Spartanburg, SC, formerly of Ansonville passed away Thursday night, August 24, 2017 in Spartanburg.
A graveside service will be held at 10:00AM, Monday morning, August 28, 2017 at Red Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Rodney Clements will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall.
Mrs. Murphy was born February 5, 1930 in Rose Hill, Virginia to the late Emmett Lee and Annie Myrtle Thompson Fletcher. After graduating from Flatwoods High School, she went to college on a scholarship to Milligan College. She graduated from Tennessee Tech and later got an advanced degree in Special Education from UNC-Pembroke. She was a retired Special Education Teacher for Anson County Schools. She attended Red Hill Baptist Church, and she dedicated her life to her family. She loved embroidery, growing flowers, playing bridge and watching college basketball.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Phineas Murphy, Sr.
She is survived by her children, Richard Phineas Murphy, Jr. and wife Patricia of Winston-Salem, NC, Michael Fletcher Murphy and wife, Susan of Laurinburg, NC, Marlene Murphy Martin and husband, Argus of Ansonville and Linda Murphy of Spartanburg, SC; grandchildren, Scarlett and Julianna Murphy, Nicholas, Miles and Lainey Murphy, Linc Martin and wife, Jeania and Jason Martin and wife, Erin; great-grandchildren, Walt, Jack, Camyrn and Jase Martin.
Memorials may be made to
Spartanburg Regional Hospice
Christian Service class at Red Hill Baptist Church
American Cancer Society