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Louise G. Murphy, 78

Louise G. Murphy, 78

Louise G. Murphy, 78, of Hendersonville died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, in her home after a long illness.

She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was born on February 13, 1935 to the late John K. and Pansy Griffin. Louise is survived by her sister Fannie Corn of Hendersonville and preceded in death by her sisters Betty Eubanks of Hendersonville and Minnie Lou Vaughn of Brevard. She was the loving wife of the late Walter L. Murphy.

She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She is survived by her son Mike Murphy and wife Claudia, and her son Steve Murphy. Grandchildren and great-grandchildren; Jason Murphy, Heather, Macee, and Olivia; Stephanie Cathey, husband Ben, Mason, Carson, and Maggie; Alicia Nash, husband Brian, and Leah; Andrew Murphy, wife Jodi, and Caitlyn.

A graveside service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Shepherd Memorial Park with Pastor Tracy Fletcher officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. the evening before, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at Thos. Shepherd and Son Funeral Directors in Hendersonville.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731 or at

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.