Edith Paisley Murphy

April 4, 2013 

Edith Murphy, 91, of Chapel Hill, NC, died April 2, 2013. She was born in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia, the daughter of Edgar Lee Paisley and Samullea Hash. Edith was a graduate of Lees-McRae College.

Edith was predeceased by her first husband Kemp Battle Nye, and brothers Paul and Robert Paisley. She is survived by one son , Kemp Battle Nye, jr, sister Dorothy Haynes, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In 1968 Edith married Captain Douglas Murphy who predeceased her by a year.

Edith, a native Chapel Hillian, truly beloved by all, was an avid Tar Heel fan and a diehard yellow dog democrat.

There will be a visitation service Friday, April 5th from 1:00 to 2:45 pm at Walker’s Funeral Home, 120 West Franklin St. Chapel Hill, NC 27516 followed by the Funeral service in Walker’s F.H. Chapel at 3:00.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina, 400 Flemington Dr. Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450 in honor of Edith.

Online condolences may be made at www.walkersfuneral service.com

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