2008-12-11 / Obituaries


Alton Haywood Murphy, 74, of Thomasville died Dec. 2, 2008 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center.

He was born Dec. 19, 1933 in Coffeeville. He was a member of Center Point Baptist Church. He worked as an automobile mechanic.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria Jean Murphy, Grove Hill; a brother, Lane Murphy, Grove Hill; a sister, Hazel Garrick, Whatley.

The service was Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. at Center Point Baptist Church in Coffeeville with Rev. David Jones officiating. Burial was in the Center Point Baptist Church Cemetery. O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

Active pallbearers were Jeff Luker, Marshall Parten, Joe Lewis, Bill Gibson, Bubba Baugh and Billy Fendley.

Honorary pallbearer was Randy Garrick.

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