Kenansville-Mary Gray Taylor Murphy, 88, of Kenansville passed away Friday, January 3, 2020 at Vidant Duplin. Mrs. Murphy was born in Duplin County January 12, 1931 to the late Ceness Leon Taylor and Velma Mozingo Taylor.
A funeral service will be held 12:00pm Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Grove Presbyterian Church in Kenansville. Burial will follow in the Devotional Gardens. A visitation will be held at 11:00am prior to the service also at the Church.
Mrs. Murphy is survived by, son, H. W. Murphy and wife, Amanda of Kenansville; daughters, Gayle Bostic of Kenansville and Susan Kornegay and husband, Bill of Warsaw; grandchildren, Christy Kornegay, Amber Kornegay, Robbie Bostic and Samuel Murphy; great grandchildren, Chloe Bostic, Caroline Bostic and Cassie Bostic.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Murphy was also preceded in death by husband, Harry Murphy; brothers, Ceness L. Taylor, Jr, Samuel E. Taylor; and sister, Ghaynelle Garner.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Grove Presbyterian Church, P. O. Box 786, Kenansville, NC 28349.