EAST PRAIRIE - Roger Murphy, 51, died at 2:20 p.m. May 31, 2005, at the East Prairie Nursing Center.
Born Feb. 15, 1954, in Hayti, son of Mary Louise Johnson Murphy of East Prairie and the late Robert Junior Murphy, he lived in East Prairie most of his life, where he worked for Budget Laundry and Cleaners. He was a member of the Christian Tabernacle in Sikeston.
Survivors in addition to his mother include: two brothers, Robert Murphy of Bertrand and Thomas Johnson of Sikeston; two sisters, Alpha Manker of Charleston and Susie Warren of East Prairie; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home, where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday with E.J. McDougal officiating.
Burial will follow in East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Ronald Carter, Chuck Davis, Kenny Walton, Robert D. Murphy, Bill Britton and Stanley Powers.