Rachel Jean Murphy

Monday, May 13, 2019

Rachel Jean Murphy, 85, of Murfreesboro, died Monday, May 13, 2019, at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital.

Mrs. Murphy was a native of Lacy Springs, AL, and the daughter of the late Omar Elders and Beatrice Elders Campbell. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John David Murphy; two sisters, Shelby Hilliard and Polly Miller; and brother, Robert Elders. She is survived by her son, James David Murphy of Murfreesboro; daughter, Carolyn Jean Murphy of Murfreesboro; sister, Naomie Cohen of Illinois; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be conducted Thursday, May 16, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Head Springs Cemetery with burial to follow.

There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

London Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.