Virginia F. Murphy
Virginia F. Murphy, 68
of Canton, MO formerly of Keokuk, IA died Wednesday, May 19, 2010 in the Lewis
County Nursing Home in Canton, MO.
She was born September 18, 1941 in Kahoka,
MO, the daughter of John “Curly” and Virginia Malone Inman. She was first united in marriage to Francis
Ellison and then later married Delbert Murphy.
She graduated from Clark County High
School with the class of 1959.
Virginia earned her CNA certificate and
provided private duty nursing in the Keokuk area. She later worked for Eagle Summit in Keokuk,
She was of the Christian faith. She was a member of the New Testament
Christian Church and Thunderbirds of Keokuk.
Virginia loved spending time outdoors,
camping, gardening and crocheting.
She is survived by one son, John Patrick
Ellison and his wife Jenlyn, of Canton, MO, two grandsons, Doug and Aaron
Ellison of Canton, MO, one granddaughter, Diann Ellison and her fiancée Leslie
Brumbaugh of Canton, MO, one sister, Barb Banes of Kahoka, MO, and several
nieces and nephews and their children.
She was preceded in death by her parents,
one sister, Laurie Inman, one brother, Robert Inman, two nephews Toby Foglesong
and Matt Banes, and one niece, Laurie Ann Oilar and a great niece, Charlyann
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m.
Saturday at the Vigen Memorial Home in Kahoka with Brother Bill Hauser
officiating. Burial will be in the
Visitation will be held Friday with family
meeting with friends from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Vigen Memorial Home in
Memorials may be made to Lewis County
Nursing Home Memorial Garden.
On-line condolences may be sent to the
family at www.vigenmemorialhome.com.
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