Ruth Arlene Martin Murphy

April 13, 2022

Mrs. Ruth Arlene Martin Murphy, 88 of Huddleston, VA passed away Monday, April 11, 2022 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. She was born in Bedford County on March 3, 1934, a daughter of the late Rev. William L Martin and Fleeta Mayhew Martin. She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy for 76 years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Bertie Larch and brothers Willie Martin, Vernon Martin, James Martin and Wayne Martin.

She is survived by her husband, Bishop Wayne L Murphy; one daughter, Waylene Evans; a son, Timothy W Murphy (Sheryl); two granddaughters, Sommer Evans McIntyre(Justin), Page Murphy Galuszka (Garrett) and one brother, Donald R Martin (Wanda).

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 PM on Friday, April 15, 2022 at the Huddleston Church of God of Prophecy, 1022 Winona Lane, Lynch Station, VA 24571 by Bishop Jerry L Schall and Pastor Roy Burton. Visitation will be prior to the service from 11:30am-1:00pm. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Huddleston Church of God of Prophecy, c/o 2625 Crab Orchard Rd, Huddleston VA 24104.

Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.

Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service
Southside Funeral Directors Association
Wife of Retired Part Owner of Updike Funeral Home, Wayne L. Murphy and Mother of Updike Funeral Home Vice President, Timothy W. Murphy

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