Mary Josephine Murphy Mullican passed away at her home in Opelika, Alabama on June 26, 2019. She was born May 17, 1944 in St. Charles, Missouri to Fredrick Francis Murphy and Viola Josephine Jones Murphy of Silex, Missouri.
Mary Jo is survived by her husband of fifty-one years, Joseph Carey Mullican; son Philip Carey (Megan) Mullican; granddaughter Jessica Christina Mullican; grandsons: Christian Philip Carey Mullican, Dylan Carey Mullican; sisters: Patty (Bob) Snyder, Janet (Curt) Lenk, Judy (Chas) Wilhite; brothers: Ed (Karen) Murphy, Ron (Cindy) Murphy, Tim (Jill) Murphy; sisters-in-law: Sharon Gaither, Karen Lynn Murphy; and a large number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers: Fred Murphy, Jr., Bob Murphy, Joseph Paul Murphy, Gary Murphy, and Dave Murphy.
Mary Jo was a loving, caring and devoted wife, “Mom”, “Grandmommy” and sister, and will be sorely and forever missed. A private family memorial will be conducted at St. Alphonsus Cemetery in Millwood, Missouri.
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home and Crematory directing.
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