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“Dear Mrs. Jenette,Allison and family, We were sorry to hear about the loss of Mr Joe. I know he is in a much better place and is no longer...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Elsie B Thigpen - Beulaville, NC

“Jeanette, We are so very sorry for your loss...Joe was a special person who always had a smile on his face & a friend to all around him. We hope...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Janet Bell Cottle - Greenville, SC

“Jeanette my thoughts and prayers are with you. I have thought about you guys an awful lot and miss you dearly! You can call me anytime 336-420-7005 ”
3 of 20 | Posted by: Stephanie Locklear (CNA) - Eden, NC

“Ms Jeanette, Allison and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Susan Casteen Wallace

“You are all in my thoughts and prayers, as well as many fond memories over the years of family gatherings and Uncle Joe's smiling face. We shall see...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Lydia K Wheeler - Wilmington, NC

“Memories from the past years of Joe at the tv shop and his knowledge helped so many people regardless of their financial status. He helped build...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Neil Whitaker - High Point, NC

“I'm so sorry to hear of Uncle Joe's passing. Wishing you all God's peace. We love you. ”
7 of 20 | Posted by: Leigh Anne Wheeler Baxley - NC

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8 of 20 | Posted by: Leigh Anne Wheeler Baxley - NC

“To Jeanette, Allison and family: Our thoughts and prayers at with you and your family. We are very sorry, Joe was a fine person. ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: George and Ann Hanchey - Wallace, NC

“Mrs. Murphy and Allison and family, I was sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. He will be missed but he is...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Carla Hanchey-Edwards - Wallace, NC

“Will miss you. ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: James E. (Peewee) Blanton - NC

“God has called home another long time friend & good businessman of the community! How we loved to visit Joe in his television shop! While we are...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: BETTY BLANTON - Wallace, NC

“Aunt Jeanette and Allison, We are so sorry for the loss of Uncle Joe but we know he is in a beautiful place now. Our thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Michele Dixon Willerson, Terry and Ashley - GA

“Dear Murphy Family: We are so sorry for the loss of your loved one. May God wrap His arms of comfort around each one of you during this difficult...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Nelson & Betty Casteen - Magnolia, NC

“Mrs. Jeanette and Alison I am so very sorry to her of Mr. Joe's Passing my thoughts and prayers are with all of you now and in the days to come. Love...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Anita Johnson - Rose Hill, NC

“Jeanette and Alison, We are sorry for your loss and sorry we can't be there, but ya'll are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you both! ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: Irene and Andrea Dixon - Griffin, GA

“Love and sincere condolences! ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Judy Holley - Teachey, NC

“We are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for all of you. ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Dwight, Sylvia and Casey Johnson - NC

“I'am so sorry for loss your family will be in my prayer ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Nina Howard - Watha, NC - Friend

“Mrs Murphy and Allison, I am so sorry for your loss. ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: Ann Davis Oswald Weaver - Wallace, NC

Mr. Joseph W. Murphy, age 78 of Wallace, NC, died on January 25, 2015 at Pender Memorial Hospital in Burgaw, NC. He was born on January 16, 1937 in Pender County, NC to the late Willie Monroe and Fannie Rautio Murphy. He was predeceased by his parents and a sister, Katherine M. Wheeler.
Joe is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jeanette J. Murphy of the home, his daughter, Allison M. Cavenaugh and husband Warren of Wallace, NC and two grandsons, William Chase Cavenaugh and Joshua Blake Cavenaugh, both of Wallace, NC, three sisters, Irene Dixon of Griffin, GA, Janet Casey of Jonesboro, GA and Barbara Smith of Clinton, NC.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Corinth Baptist Church in Rose Hill, NC conducted by the Rev. Ross Cavanaugh and the Rev. Brad Carter. Burial will follow at Potts Memorial Church Cemetery in Penderlea, NC. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
Casket Bearers will be Harry Walker, Tommie Blanton, Bobby Blanton, James Holland, Josh Cavenaugh and Will Cavenaugh.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in Joe's memory to the Eastern Baptist Association Haiti Mission Trip
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A service of Padgett Funeral and Cremation Services, Wallace