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Florence Bouknight Murphy

Florence Bouknight Murphy, 101, resident of Abbeville Nursing Home widow of Watson B. Murphy passed away Wednesday March 26, 2008 at the nursing home.

Born in Irmo, SC she was a daughter of the late Charley Howard and Josephine Riddle Bouknight.

She was a graduate of Chicora College in Columbia, SC with a Degree in Music. She was a retired homemaker and church organist for Friendship Baptist Church for many years. She was very active in church and community activities. She affectingly sang in the local nursing home every Thursday morning with the Rhythm Band. She was a devoted member of Friendship Baptist Church.

Survivors include 3 sons Watson B. Murphy and his wife Harriett of Salisbury, NC, Charles B. Murphy and his wife Nancy of Abbeville, SC and James F. Murphy and his wife Irene of Greenwood, SC; 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by 2 brothers Frank C. Bouknight and M. Alex Bouknight.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to Connie Maxwell Children's Home PO Box 1178 Greenwood, SC 29646 or to a charity of one's choice.

Visitation

Greenwood Memorial Gardens
111 Hwy 25
Greenwood, SC  29646
Friday, March 28, 2008
After Service
1801 Calhoun Rd. Greenwood, SC
1/1/1900

Service

Greenwood Memorial Gardens
111 Hwy 25
Greenwood, SC  29646
Friday, March 28, 2008
11:00 AM

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Guestbook

Jim and Irene and Family, Please accept my expression of sympathy in the lose of your dear mother. She was a precious person and a good friend to all that knew her. I remember her well from playing the organ at Friendship Baptist Church. She gave of herself all the time and now she is resting in the arms of Jesus. Love and prayers to the whole family Bitsy Harrison

Bitsy Harrison Mar 28 2008 12:00 AM

Dear Jim & Irene, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family during this time. May God's grace and peace surround you now and always. Love, Faye & Ed Cloninger, Kate (Cloninger), Mike, Katie Ann & Noah Brown

Feye Cloninger & Kate Cloninger Brown Mar 27 2008 12:00 AM

DEAR CHARLIE, NANCY AND FAMILY, JUST TO LET YOU KNOW YOU ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS. GOD BLESS YOU ALL, HARBY

HARBY GUY WILLIAMS Mar 27 2008 12:00 AM

She was alway the model of a loving aunt and church layperson. Her influence will live on in all who ever met her in this life. I am proud to be her newphew and will see her again in Heaven.

Frank C. Bouknight, Jr. Mar 27 2008 12:00 AM

Jim: Thanks for letting us know about the death of your Mother. We are so sorry. She was a special lady. God bless you in this time of your loss. Prayerfully, Fred and Sandy

Fred and Sandy Edwards Mar 26 2008 12:00 AM