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Obituary: Dorothy May 'Dot' Murphy

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Dorothy May “Dot” Murphy

Dorothy May “Dot” Murphy

Dorothy May “Dot” Murphy, 93, of Spring Hill, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 3, 2019. 

Mrs. Murphy was born in Maury County to the late Paul Dean Duvall and Margaret Chunn Duvall. She was a longtime member of the New Lasea Church of Christ. 

She was a sweet, kind and loving person who loved her family more than anything. She also enjoyed going camping and fishing with them. 

Dot will be deeply missed by all who knew her. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Horace Murphy; daughter, Ann Denton; and siblings, Buddy Duvall, Joe Duvall, Bonnie Williams and Larry Duvall. 

She leaves behind her three children, Paulette (Billy) Wright, Lynn (Mike Dobbins) McNeely and Freddie (Janie) Murphy; brother, Leonard Duvall; grandchildren, Renee (Jon) Farmer, David (Christy) Wright, Tracy (Kristi) Farlow, Jeff (Jennifer) Farlow, Shannon (Steve) Brown, John (Kristy) Murphy, Travis (Krissy) McNeely and Amanda (Brad) Erwin; 16 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and many other loving nieces, nephews and family members. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 at Spring Hill Memorial Funeral Home, Kenneth McFarland officiating. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday and one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Shires Cemetery. Edward Harmon and grandsons will serve as pallbearers. 

The family would like to thank Mr. Edward Harmon, the doctors, nurses and staff of NHC Columbia and Caris Hospice for the care and friendship shown to Mrs. Murphy. 

Memorial donations may be made to the Shires Cemetery Fund.