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Paula Murphy


Paula Murphy

Date of Service: Sunday, June 10, 2018

Time of Service: 5:00 PM

HENDERSON- Paula Boyd Murphy, 48, of 585 Spring Valley Lake Road, died Friday, June 8, 2018 at Hock Family Pavilion. Born in Vance County on May 14, 1970, she was the daughter of Cynthia Jessup Journigan of Henderson and Wallace Milton Boyd, Jr. and wife, Rita of Oxford. She was an Administrative Assistant at Middleburg High Dollar Tobacco Warehouse. Paula was an active member of Island Creek Baptist Church where she formerly served as a youth Sunday school teacher, church secretary, youth group leader and childrens youth sermon leader. She also was the former Girls Middle School Basketball coach at Vance Charter School. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 5:00 PM by Rev. Marshall Neathery at Island Creek Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. In addition to her parents, she is survived by two sons, Tyler Blake Wade and wife Samantha of Louisburg and Austin Taylor Murphy of the home; her sister, Kristy B. Stainback and husband Rodney of Middleburg; two half sisters, Nicole Hall of Oxford and Tiffany Stokes of Franklinton; three step-sisters, Gidget Parrish of Oxford, Jeanne Granger and Regina Woodby, both of Henderson; two nephews, Cody Stainback and Christopher Stainback; and one niece, Caroline Stainback. She was preceded in death by her step-father, Willie H. Journigan. The family will receive friends following the service on Sunday in the church fellowship hall and at other times they will be at the home. Serving as pallbearers will be Ronald Bennett, Jared Bennett, Bryant Green, Randy Whitt, Rodney Stainback, Ronnie Stainback, Cody Stainback, Christopher Stainback, and Bill Satterwhite. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Island Creek Baptist Church, 950 Stagecoach Road, Henderson, NC 27537.

Date of Death: Friday, June 8, 2018

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