Maude Murphy Dies at Age 65; Rites Saturday
Mrs. Maude Murphy, of 315 south First street, died yesterday
afternoon at Jefferson County Memorial Hospital. Her age was
65 years, nine months and 11 days.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:00 p. m. at the
East Side Baptist church, with the Rev. Arthur Ward of Odin, Ill.
officiating, and burial will be in Bethel Memorial cemetery.
The body will remain at the Osborn Funeral Home in Dix, where
friends may call until noon Saturday, when the body will be
removed to the East Side Baptist church.
Mrs. Murphy was born October 16, 1884, the daughter of Sam and
Ollie Kelch. She was married 42 years ago to Frank Murphy, who
preceded her in death. Mrs. Murphy was a member of the East Side
Baptist church. She is survived by two sons, James F. of Ina and
Ernest of Mt. Vernon; two daughters, Mrs. Olive Myers and Mrs.
Loretta Lindelle, both of Mt. Vernon; two brothers, Pete and
Elmer Kelch of New Richmond, Ill.; and nine grandchildren.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: Friday, July 28, 1950
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman