Sybil Jean Murphy

April 19, 1929 - July 5, 2019
Sybil Jean Murphy


Sybil Jean Murphy, age 90, of Delco, passed away on Friday, July 5, 2019, at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband Earl D. Murphy and son Edward Russell Tilghman, Jr.

Sybil is survived by her sons Donnie C. Tilghman and wife Becky, Gordon K. Tilghman and wife Mary and daughter in law Cathy Tilghman. She is also survived by her grandchildren Missy, Donnie, Jr., Rusty, Wendy, Cristy, John and Tammy, many great and great great grandchildren; two brothers Web Smith and wife Brenda, Darrell Smith and wife Linda and one sister Faye.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at the Greenleaf Memorial Park, 900 River Road, New Bern, NC 28562.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.


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  • July 06, 2019
    Sue and Wayne Porter and Family says:
    Donnie and Family, we are sorry for your loss and our prayers will be with y'all during this time of sorrow.