2013-11-14 / Obituaries


Stefanie Nicole Murphy Brooks, 33, died Oct. 29, 2013 at Jackson Medical Center.

She was born Aug. 29, 1980 in Fontana, Calif. to parents, Wanda and Larry Murphy. She graduated from Ambassador Christian High School in 1998.

Survivors include her children, Adrian and Kayla Collins and their father, Clenton Collins. She was beloved by her brother, Marcus Murphy and cousin, Tedra Graham, along with Euginia and Clenton Collins Sr. She will be missed by her aunts, uncles, cousins and friends, Loretta and Riley Miller, James Graham Jr., Joshua Graham, Elsie Graham, Ann and Thomas Murphy, Claretta and June Wallace, Pat and Rudolph Murphy, Levi and Gloria Murphy, Eugene Reed, John Reed, Robert Collins, Walter Collins, Jerry Collins, Leon Collins, Cleon Collins, Debbie Toliver, Kevilon Collins, LaToya Collins and Aida Collins, Joyce Howell and Tamicka Howell.

The service was Nov. 7 at 11 a.m. at Little Sunflower No. 3 Baptist Church in Sunflower, Ala. with Rev. Robert Collins, pastor, officiating. Burial was in the Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, Calif.

Active pallbearers were Kevilon Collins, Patrick Parnell, Darius Collins, Ricky Howze, Sammy Williams and Sipio Tolbert.

Flower bearers were family and friends.

Jackson Memorial Funeral Home and Tillman Mortuary of Riverside, Calif. directed.


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