Dana M. Murphy, 45, of Orange passed away Friday, June 11, 2010, surrounded by her family.

Funeral services were Monday, June 14, in Old First Orange Baptist Church in Orange. Officiating was the Rev. Bailey Harris. Burial was in Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in Orange under direction of Dorman Funeral Home.

A native of Port Arthur, she was born June 8, 1965, to parents James Paul Hutchins and Linda Martin. She had lived 20 years in Mississippi and the last four years in Orange. She was a member of Old First Orange Baptist Church ; she enjoyed going to the beach, crocheting, cooking, hunting and fishing. She was a loving person who will be dearly missed by all who know her.

She was preceded in death by her father, James Hutchins; son, Micheal Casey Murphy; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Hutchins, Mr. and Mrs. Martin and stepgrandmother, Mary Andus.

She is survived by her husband, Carl Joseph Murphy of Orange; mother, Linda Marin of Bridge City; step mother, Janis Hutchins of Port Neches; daughters, Samantha Abigail Burch and husband Anthony of Orange, Carli Jo Murphy of Orange; grandchildren, Astra Jade Burch, mother and father in law, Mr. and Mrs. Murphy of Orange; uncle, Randy Hutchins and wife Deb of Port Neches; cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Hutchins of Cypress, Caleb Hutchins of Port Neches; stepgrandfather, Andy Andus of Port Arthur and host of in-laws and friends.

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