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Fifth Generation (Continued)

Family of John Earon MURPHY (35) & Cara Ester KELLEY

75. Otis VanBuren MURPHY. Born on 28 Sep 1914 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 84, Otis VanBuren died in Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee on 1 Apr 1999. Buried in Apr 1999 in Obion Chapel Church of Christ of Christ Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee.

Obituary: Otis V. Murphy, 84 of Cedar Grove, died Thursday, April 1, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon. Services were held on Saturday, April 17, at the Obion Chapel Church of Christ. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Brother Lee Johnson officiated the services. Dilday Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Murphy, the son of the late John E. and Ester Kelly Murphy, was born September 28, 1914, in Carroll County. He was a farmer and worked for the Milan Arsenal where he retired in 1980. He was a member of the Obion Chapel Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Hazel Johnson Murphy; two daughters, Dean Dill of Lavinia and Donna Mann of Brownsville; a son Bennie Murphy of Cedar Grove; a sister, Ella Dunagan of Memphis; a brother, Lonnie Murphy; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Otis VanBuren married Hazel JOHNSON.

They had the following children:
i. Erma Dean. Resided in Lavinia, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1999.

Erma Dean married ? DILL.

ii. Donna Kay. Resided in Brownsville, Haywood County, Tennessee in 1999.

Donna Kay married ? MANN.

iii. Benny Allen. Resided in Cedar Grove, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1999.


76. Lonnie Martin MURPHY.

Lonnie Martin married Nancy Laverne ROGERS, daughter of Luther ROGERS & Lillian PRYOR. Born in Carroll County, Tennessee.

Nancy Lavene Rogers grew up on the Browning Highway.

They had the following children:
i. Lonnie Glen.

ii. Ronnie Lynn. Alias/AKA: "Crack".

iii. Janice Loraine.

iv. Marty Lane.


77. Ella Virginia MURPHY. Resided in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee in 1999.

Ella Virginia married Robert Charles DUNAGAN. Alias/AKA: "Bob".

They had the following children:
i. Constance Gail. Alias/AKA: "Connie".

Constance Gail married Jake BARTON.

ii. Rita Faye.

Rita Faye married Larry GOFORTH.

136 iii. Robert Charles
iv. Dennis.


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