Funeral services for Barbara L. Murphy, 79, Lawrence will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 8, 2018 at Connect Church in Lawrence. Graveside service will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. She passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Olathe Hospice House in Olathe, KS.
Barbara was born November 21, 1938 in Burlingame, CA the daughter of William and Helen (Storer) Hurd.
She married Harvey Leroy “Murf” Murphy on January 6, 1957 in Burlingame, CA. He preceded her in death February 12, 2018. Her parents; son, Michael E. Murphy in 1981; sister, Nancy Eberhardt all passed before her. Survivors include her two daughters, Pamela Heath (Thomas), Kathleen Gomel; five grandchildren; Joshua Heath, Christopher Heath (Ellie), Aaron Kraemer (Jess), Travis Gomel, Trisha Gomel; and six great grandchildren.
She was a very loving wife, mother and grandmother.
The family will greet friends from 2 – 4 p.m. Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to Olathe Hospice House and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.