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Eva Dene Kelley Murphy


Eva Dene Kelley Murphy, 86, passed away Saturday, Jan. 15, in a Bandera care center.
She was born on Oct. 9, 1924, in Medina to OH and Clara Stovall Kelley.
On Sept. 10, 1949, she married William Jack Murphy.
Mrs. Murphy was very active in the Medina Chapter 988 Order of the Eastern Star, the First Baptist Church in Medina and the Meals on Wheels program.
She is survived by her son, William Gregory "Greg" Murphy and his wife, Lisa Marie, of The Woodlands; brothers, Lindon Kelley of Medina, and Victor Kelley and his wife, Jo, of Utopia; and grandchildren, Sean, Ryan, Brittany, Colin and Megan Murphy.
A memorial service will be held at 2 pm, Saturday, Jan. 22, at the First Baptist Church in Medina with Brother Bill Moseley and Dr. Allie Balko officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Rest Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Kathleen Skeen for her tireless and selfless gift of love, devotion, and friendship.
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Funeral Arrangements are entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapels of Bandera.