VARDAMAN – Raymon Lee Murphree, 84, died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at his daughter’s home. He was born Dec. 19, 1928, in Calhoun County. He was the retired owner of Salvage & Scrap Metal Recycling and a member of New Liberty Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Vardaman. Bro. Tim Cook and Bro. Sherman Adams will officiate. Burial will be in Taylor Cemetery in Vardaman. Parker Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one daughter, Cathy Murphree O’Bannon (Mike) of Vardaman; one son, Tommy L. Murphree (Deborah) of Olive Branch; three sisters, Ruthell Reynolds of Memphis, Helen Shipman of Marshall, Texas, and Grace Dugard of
Vardaman; 10 grandchildren, Todd E. Murphree, John Raymon Murphree, Brian Scott Murphree, Cassie Murphree Free, Shane O’Bannon, Lane O’Bannon, Jonathan Murphree, Dana Sookrag, Tonya Daniel and Mandy Howe; 23 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim Floyd Murphree and Johnie Tallent Murphree; his wife, Louise Betterton Murphree; a son, Raymon Lee Murphree Jr.; a sister, LaBerta Parker; and a grandson, Tracy Murphree.
Pallbearers will be Matt Free, Brian Murphree, Dustin Murphree, Eric Shane Murphree, John Murphree, Todd Murphree, Lane O’Bannon and Shane O’Bannon. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Allen, Terry Allen, Tony Allen, Don Dugard, Jim
Dugard, Steve Parker, Joe Reynolds, Chad Scott and Pete Weldon.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
For online guest register, visit www.parkermemorialfunerlahomes.com.