LYONS ---- Violet M. Murphy, 83, of Lyons, passed away at 9:20 p.m. Sept. 24, 2003 at Greene County General Hospital.
Born April 30, 1920 in Linton, she was the daughter of Jessi and Blanch Mae (Weaver) Watson.
She was a beautician for 30 years in Indianapolis, Linton and Florida, retiring in 1992. She was a member of Nazerene Church of Lyons and Eastern Star in Linton, Chapter 140.
Survivors include one son, James P. Crisp of Lyons; two step-sons, George Murphy of Switz City and Richard W. Murphy of Bloomfield; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Archie Crisp, in 1976; second George Murphy Sr. in 1992; two daughters, Shirley Abbott and Phyllis Minton; three sisters; and three brothers.
Funeral service will be at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel at 2 p.m. on Saturday with the Rev. Charles Crouch officiating. Burial will follow at Worthington Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. today, and Saturday at 9 a.m. until the hour of service. Eastern Star Memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. today.