In Remembrance of Nellie Joe Murphy
Nellie Joe Murphy
Date of Death: 05-14-2022
Funeral Service : 05-14-2022
Nellie Joe Murphy, 79, of Raymore, MO formerly of Platte County, MO passed away May 14, 2022.
She was born on February 7, 1943, to Benjamin and Naomi Briggs. Nellie grew up in New Market, MO and in 1961, she graduated from North Platte High School.
On November 17, 1962, she was united in marriage to Richard Dean Murphy. After their marriage they lived in Dearborn, MO, Marion, IN, Platte City, MO, Edgerton, MO, Liberty, MO, and in 1974 they moved to Raymore, MO where they made their home. Richard passed away on September 26, 2015.
Nellie enjoyed reading, flower garden, socializing with friends and being with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband Richard Murphy; her parents Benjamin and Naomi Briggs; and her son Richard Eugene “Gene” Murphy; brother Richard and sister Emma.
Nellie is survived by her daughters Rhonda Rudder and husband Dean and Jena Patterson and husband James, grandchildren Ron Rudder and wife Ashley, Aaron Rudder and Shaina Yasso and husband Nick, great-grandchildren Kyndall, Karleigh, Haiden, Kaitlyn, Brooklyn, Gracelyn, Kaysen, and Zoey, sister-in-law Carol Pine, several nieces and nephews, other relatives, and many friends.
Private family burial will be held at a later date at Ridgely Cemetery.