|Joyce Irene Murphy, age 81, of Galesburg, Illinois died at 7:05 A.M. on Friday, March 15, 2013 at the Knox County Nursing Home in Knoxville, Illinois.
She was born on December 20, 1931 in Victoria, Illinois the daughter Lawrence and Ruth Sloan Moore.
Surviving is a daughter: Jody Murphy of Galesburg, Illinois; two grandsons: Jack and Colby Murphy of Galesburg, Illinois and one great grandson: Carter Daniel Murphy. Also surviving is a brother: Willard "Woody" (Joy) Moore of Galva, Illinois; two step-sisters: Phyllis Allen of Wataga, Illinois and Mary Anderson of Galesburg, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents.
She worked the former P & M Lustre Light of Galesburg, Illinois, then Gates Rubber Company until she retired.
Cremation Rites will be accorded. A Graveside Memorial Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the East Linwood Cemetery in Galesburg, Illinois. Rev. Ron Scarlett will officiate. Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Square, Galesburg, Illinois. On-line condolences and sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com