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Mildred Murphy

March 1, 1925 — August 26, 2018

WILSON - Mildred Tedder Murphy, 93, died peacefully on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Avante Nursing Home surrounded by family members.

Funeral, Wednesday, 3:00 PM, Winstead United Methodist Church.  The visitation will be at the church one hour prior to the funeral.  Interment, Maplewood Cemetery.

Mrs. Murphy was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She was a nurse at Avante Nursing Home for 17 years and loved caring for her patients.  Mrs. Murphy loved nursing, gardening and family.  She was a faithful member of her church and served in many leadership roles and had perfect attendance for many years.

She is survived by her daughters, Gale Barnes (Keith) and Peggy Wilson (Danny) of Wilson; grandchildren, Will Barnes (Christine) of Charlottesville, VA, Michael Wilson of Raleigh, Mark Wilson (Tiffany) and Anna Brock (Michael) of Wilson; great-grandchildren, Olivia Brock, Graham Brock, Luke Wilson, Kadence Aycock and David Aycock; sisters, Mary Jean Scott (Raleigh) of Elm City, Verdie Dunn, Sally Hill and Yvonne Bass of Wilson and Vara Mathis of Clinton; brothers, L.C. “Bud” Tedder, Jr. (Joan) and Carlton Tedder (Ramona) of Wilson and Marion Tedder (Faye) of Rolesville; many special nieces and nephews and her adopted brother, Rufus Hawley of Wilson

Mrs. Murphy was preceded in death by her son, Douglas E. Murphy, Jr. and sisters, Rachel Duke, Geraldine Scott, Ethel Shephard and Geneva Godwin.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Winstead United Methodist Church, 1407 Tarboro St SW, Wilson, NC 27893-3557.

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Visitation

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

2:00 - 3:00pm (Eastern time)

Winstead United Methodist Church

1407 Tarboro St SW, Wilson, NC 27893

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Starts at 3:00pm (Eastern time)

Winstead United Methodist Church

1407 Tarboro St SW, Wilson, NC 27893

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