Rosemary Murphy, 81, of Bridge City, Texas died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, at her daughter’s residence in Houston.
Funeral services will be 1 a.m. Friday, Sept. 10 at St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev. Steve Leger. Burial will follow at Autumn Oaks in Orange.
Visitation will be 5 – 9 p.m. on Thursday at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange, with the rosary at 6 p.m.
Born in Marcellus, N.Y. on June 19, 1929, Rosemary was the daughter of Sarah Gertrude (McNally) and Raphael McNamara.
She was preceded in death by her husband, O.B. ?Rip? Murphy; and brother, David McNamara.
Rosemary is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Marianne and Guido Piggott of Houston, and Marilyn Murphy of Orange; sons, Randall Murphy of Austin, Michael Murphy of Houston and Brian Murphy of San Diego, Calif.; nine grandchildren,
Chris and Sarah Morris, Amy Jacobs, Kelly Piggott, Heather, Jonathan, Mallory, Rose and Matt Murphy; and six great-grandchildren, Maddox and Jaxon Turner, Ryland and Cayden Jacobs, Layden and Camden Adams
Serving as pallbearers will be Chris Morris, Jonathan Murphy, Matt Murphy, Ronald Goodyear, Curtis Peasley, and Cody McNamara.