Service Schedule...

Melba Juianetta Murphy

Date: 06-08-2017
Time: 4-8 p.m.

Visitation Location:
Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville

Date: 06-09-2017
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Service Location:
Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville

Oak Forest Cemetery - Bland

Family's Choice

Melba Juianetta Murphy, 91, of Owensville, Mo. passed away on Monday, June 5, 2017, at Gasconade Manor Nursing Home in Owensville.

Melba was born on February 10, 1926, in St. Louis to the late Herschel and Dora (Holmes) Given. She was first married to Vester Quinn in 1949 then she married Herman Murphy in 1973. She enjoyed reading, sewing, quilting and spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; daughter, Yvonne Musgrave; son Garland Quinn; and brother John Given.

Her survivors include her daughter, Sheila Maylee and husband Charles of Bland; son, Don Quinn of St. Louis; son-in-law, Tom Musgrave of Gerald; stepchildren, Cecil Murphy and wife Judy of Owensville, Stephen Murphy and wife Sharon of Blytheville, Ark., Lisa Thompson of Lake Ozark, Elizabeth Haggenhoff and husband Marvin of Bland and Kim Littrell and husband Darrell of Belle; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and several great, great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 8 from 4-8 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Funeral Home Chapel in Owensville.

Funeral services will be on Friday, June 9 at 11:00 a.m. with Chaplain Gary Daud officiating. Burial will be in Oak Forest Cemetery in Bland.