Beverly Murphy

Beverly Murphy

Beverly Murphy, 58, of Powell’s Point, NC died Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.  Born in Roanoke Rapids, NC, she was the daughter of Herman Newsome and Ruby Davis Newsome and the Wife of Joseph Wayne Murphy. Ms. Murphy was a Networking Switching Technician.

She is survived by two daughters; Sue Ann Maughmer and Husband, Major and Crystal Ward and Husband, Bill, both of Chillicothe, OH; Four sisters; Ruby Ann Hudgins and Husband, Bradford of Concord, NC, Alice Gray and Husband Morris of Harbinger, NC, Joy Harrington and Husband, Mike of Dinwiddie, VA, and Margaret Pinney of Wake Forest, NC and a Brother;  “HD” Newsome of Littleton, NC, and nine grandchildren.

A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 10:00am at Grandy Assembly of God with the Rev. Steven King officiating. Burial will take place in the Newsome Family Cemetery. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the Murphy family.  Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at

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  1. Annie Wellington

    My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    May God comfort you and sustain you now
    and in the days to come.

    God Bless You.

    Annie Wellington

  2. Shaun Howard

    My heart and prayers are with you Joe, SueAnn, and Crystal! Beverly was a dear lady who was a gem to be around. I regret that I only got to know her briefly. She is traveling ahead of us now, and enjoying the rewards of her journey. She won the battle, and crossed the finish line with her faith. Annie and I will continue to hold you all in our prayers and our love!

  3. Scott Kelly Cates

    SueAnn, Crystal and family: Our prayers are now shifted, not for healing but for comfort and strength as you all walk together during this sad time. Draw strength from God and your family. We love you very much and will trust HIM for easier days ahead. Continued thoughts and prayers. Love you all!

  4. Will Dukes

    I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Beverly. My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family. Beverly will be missed by all the lives she has touched throughout the years. May God be with you all during this time. I will not be able to attend the funeral as I am currently in Helmand Afghanistan.

  5. Holli Keating

    Sueann and Crystal my thoughts are with you and your family. Sending all of my love to your family.

  6. Rickey & Anita Craft

    Joey and Family- We are sorry to hear about Beverly. Although this is a difficult time, remeber the lords promise that He will not put on us more than we can handle, and He will comfort us in our time of need. Our prayers are with you all. Rickey & Anita Craft

  7. Becky Shinn

    Crystal so sorry to hear about your mother. My prayers are with you and your family. May you always have her in your heart and know that she would want you to be strong..She will be missed.

  8. Jackie Hinty

    SueAnn, Crystal and family~ So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are still with you during this time, for peace and comfort…knowing that your mother is with Jesus and in a very glorious place and you will see her again. I love you both very much, Jackie

  9. Annette Lewis Lynch

    My thoughts and prayers go out to Beverly’s family. She and I went to school together and although we did not stay in touch the last few years she was and will always be a dear and special friend. May God grant you peace, comfort and trust knowing she is in a much better place free of pain.

  10. LaDonna Wade

    So sorry for your loss! Praying for peace and comfort for all of you! Love you Sue Ann & Crystal Dawn!!

  11. Chuck Clark

    Joe, our sincere condolences to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  12. Becky Anaya

    Margaret, I am so sorry to learn of the passing of your dear sister. Your whole family are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

  13. Alice Roff

    Sue Ann, Crystal, Joey, Alice and to the rest of the family my sincerest condolences to each of you, I will continue to lift each of you in prayer.

  14. Larry & michele Williams & family

    Joe, to be absent from the body is to be in the presence of the Lord.We will miss our dear friend, Beverly ,always.

  15. Wayne Phelps

    R.J. called about Beverly yesterday. I was shocked to hear of her passing. Please accept our condolences for the family loss. I know she will be missed tremendously but you also know she is in good hands. We will be with her one day….at the Lord’s calling.

  16. Carl and Diane

    Joe and family,
    Diane and I offer our sincerest condolences to you and all of your family.
    She is in a better place with no pain.
    We will keep you in our prayers.

  17. Karen Lindsey

    Joey and Lillie, our deepest sympathy. We are praying for you.
    Karn and Teddy Lindsey

  18. Jay & BJ Dotson

    We are so sorry for your loss… Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family…Jay & BJ Dotson

  19. Betty Jeanis

    Joey, Sue Ann and Crystal and family,

    Tami (H.D.’s daughter) and I are so very sorry to hear about Beverly. We loved her very much. She is an angel in heaven now and please remember this, “God only takes the best”.

  20. Jessica and Keith Holder

    SueAnn, Crystal and Joe,
    We were so shocked to hear that Beverly had passed away. I will always remember how sweet and angelic she was. She will be missed….but is now in a much better place…We love you guys and you are always in our thoughts and prayers.

  21. Bob & Sharon Hall

    Joe, I was so sorry to hear of Beverly’s passing. Just know that she is in a very good place walking with her Father God & is suffering no more. Sorry, it has come as a shock to me. If there is anything that you need or just someone to talk to, please, call me at 252 216-9314.
    Your friend Bob

  22. Tom Rogers

    Joe, sorry to hear the news yesterday. Hope you are surrounded by family & friends brother. Got you in my prayers daily.

  23. Debi Asbell

    I was so sorry to hear of Beverly’s passing. She was a sweet lady, and I am glad I was able to know her. You and your family are in my prayers.
    Debi Asbell

  24. Allan and Ann McPherson

    Dear Joe and Family,
    Allan and I were so sorry to hear of Beverly’s passing. We have such fond memories of times spent together. Please know that you are, and will continue to be in our prayers.
    God’s Blessing’s to all.

  25. joseph.murphy

    Baby its been over a year and still miss you dearly I will always love you Till we are together again Love You Baby duck Your husband Joe…

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