Mittie Florence Kermon Murphy
Mittie Florence Kermon Murphy of Winnabow, died Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at her residence.
She was born in Wilmington, NC, on April, 22, 1928, the daughter of the late William Henry and Mittie Florence (Barefoot) Kermon and was preceded in death by her husband, Deward L. Murphy and a granddaughter Linda Kay Thompson.
Mrs. Murphy was a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Blockade Runner Chapter #2428, a previous member of the Cape Fear Chapter #3, UDC and the Southern Dames of Southport. She enjoyed reading, genealogy, history, travel and spending time with her family.
Surviving are: three daughters, Genny Marie Murphy of Wilmington, NC, Susan Gail Auten of Wilmington, NC, and Barbara Jean Manning and husband Carl Cleveland Manning Jr. of Raeford, NC, a son, Deward Glenn Murphy of Wilmington, NC, four grandchildren, James Daniel Thompson and wife Dawn of Raeford, NC, Carl Russell Manning of Canton, GA, Charles Joseph Auten and Susan Marie Auten of Wilmington, NC, three great grandchildren, Heather Marie Wilson and husband Aaron of Hope Mills, Jessica Danielle Thompson of Raeford, NC, and Taliesin Alexander Auten of Wilmington, NC.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm Thursday, May 19, 2011, at Sea Lawn Memorial Park, 17750 Hwy 17 North, Hampstead, NC, with the Rev. Norman Evans.
A service of Village Road Funeral and Cremation Service, Leland, NC.