Glenda was born June 26, 1938 in Wayne County, Ill., the daughter of Wayne and Wilma (Russell) Wilson.
She worked as a social worker for the State of Indiana for 38 years, and was a member of the Psi Iota Xi in Bloomfield.
Surviving relatives include her husband of 47 years Robert D. Murphy of Bloomfield, two children Kelly Murphy (DeAnna) of Avon and Meredith McWilliams (Charlie) of Fishers; four grandchildren, Zachary Johnson, Lucas Murphy, Emma McWilliams and Riley McWilliams; three sisters, Dixie Woods of Keenes, Ill.; Sandra Dunkel of Mt. Vernon, Ill. and Rhonda Barnard of McCleansboro, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and one infant daughter, Chantele Murphy.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Services will graveside on Friday December 3, at Garrison Temple Cemetery in Illinois. Osborn Funeral Home in Dix, Illinois is in charge of graveside service.
The family wishes any donations be made to the Garrison Temple Cemetery in care of Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield or Osborn Funeral Home 32 N. Main Street Dix, Illinois 62830.
Online condolences to the family can be made at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.