Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

Mary Helen Hamilton Murphy, 97

OWENSBORO, Ky. - Mary Helen Hamilton Murphy, 97, of Curdsville, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at the Carmel Home. Mary Helen was born August 5, 1915 in Daviess County to the late Ben and Maggie Hamilton. She was a descendant of the O’Flynn pioneer family and the last surviving child of the Ben Hamilton family. She retired from Owensboro-Daviess County Hospital in 1980. She enjoyed her family, gardening, quilting and working crossword puzzles.

Aside from her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Hugh Murphy (1955), a son, Jim Murphy (2004) two sisters, Bessie Fogle and Frances Stallings and a brother, Ed Hamilton.

Surviving are two sons, Tom Murphy of Owensboro, Bill (Marie) Murphy of Paducah; six daughters, Peggy (Bob) McCarthy of Curdsville, Sister Nancy Murphy OSU of Maple Mount, Monica (Mike) Blandford of Maceo, Sally (Bill) Buford, Mary (Ed) Riney all of Owensboro, Betty (Mike ) Rogers of Shepherdsville; 27 grandchildren, 51 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church with Father Carl McCarthy officiating and burial to follow in St. Alphonsus Cemetery.

Visitation will be at Haley-McGinnis & Owensboro Funeral Home from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday and at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. Friday. Prayers will be held Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Helen Murphy Scholarship Fund, Carmel Home, Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph or to St. Elizabeth Catholic Church Building Fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to the Carmelite Sisters and staff of the Carmel Home who have given Mom much loving care over the years.

Share your photos and memories of Mary Helen Murphy at www.haleymcginnis.com.

In Other News...

Muhlenberg Job Corps Former Student Shares Success Story

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/27/14) — Former student Craig Williams, from Norfolk, Va., took the time out of his busy… Read More

Eighteen Year-Old Man Charged for Sexual Contact with Three Year-Old Female

HENDERSON, Ky. (8/27/14) — A Henderson man has been arrested for having sexual contact with a three year-old female… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 22, 2014 5745

Two Busted for Meth in Central City

in Top Stories by Martha Clark
August 25, 2014 4053

14-Year-Old Suffers Gunshot Wound; Air…

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
August 25, 2014 3217

Flooded Central City Church's Seven Day…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 25, 2014 2746

Camper Stolen in Utica Recovered in…

in Top Stories by Martha Clark
August 25, 2014 2330

Daviess County Health Department…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 25, 2014 4053

14-Year-Old Suffers Gunshot Wound; Air…

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
August 24, 2014 2196

Two Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision…

in Top Stories by Officer Jeff Miller
August 25, 2014 2133

Two Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision Near…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
August 25, 2014 2125

Former Co-Workers Trying to Raise Money…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 26, 2014 1453

Two People Injured When Vehicle Overturns…

in Top Stories by Matt Sanderson

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 25, 2014 2330

Daviess County Health Department…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
August 25, 2014 2184

44th Mount Saint Joseph Picnic is Sunday,…

in News by Jennifer Kaminski
August 25, 2014 2170

GRADD Seeking Ombudsman Program Volunteers

in News by Woody Maglinger
August 26, 2014 1241

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 26, 2014 910

City Street Closures on Strawbridge and…

in News by Abby Shelton

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 22, 2014 5745

Two Busted for Meth in Central City

in Top Stories by Martha Clark
August 25, 2014 3217

Flooded Central City Church's Seven Day…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 25, 2014 2746

Camper Stolen in Utica Recovered in…

in Top Stories by Martha Clark
August 25, 2014 1796

Mustangs Marching Classic

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 25, 2014 1726

Job Corp Celebrates 50th Anniversary

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06