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Freida Mae Murphy

May 14, 1933 ~ September 17, 2011

Freida Mae Murphy, 78, of Lake Charles died at 12:30 AM on Saturday, September 17, 2011 in her residence.


Mrs. Murphy was born in Big Lake on May 14, 1933. She was a member of Prien Lake Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.


She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and sister.


Those left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 40 years, Eddie J. Murphy of Lake Charles; two daughters, Rosie Williams of Jennings and Barbara Brown of Lake Charles; two sons, Cleveland Newman of Broaddus, TX and Michael Newman of Sulphur; two sisters, Gladys Bourque of Lake Charles and Dorothy Trumps of Sulphur; nine grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Rosa and Fred Matthews; and two brothers, Fred and Elbert "E.J." Matthews.


Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Highland Memory Garden Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 2:00 PM until 9:00 PM and will continue on Wednesday from 8:00 AM until time of services.

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  1. I'm so sorry for your loss. I'll be praying for God's grace for you and your family. If there is anything that I can do, please don't hesitate to ask.

  2. Rosie, Casey, and families of Sister Murphy: I am so sorry about your Mom, Grandmother, etc. I'm sorry I never got to meet her. Please be assured of Jehovah's love and comfort at this time. Many prayers are being said for you! I do hope to see you Wednesday morning.


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