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Bobby M. Murphy

Bobby M. Murphy, 75, passed away on Monday, September 1, 2014, at University Hospital in Cleveland. She was born in Charmco, West Virginia and had been a resident of North Ridgeville since 1971, moving from Cleveland.

Bobby was a member of Christian Unity Church in Eaton Township. She was very passionate about going to church and her family.

Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Willard; daughters, Darla (Jim) Sulkey of Ruby, South Carolina, Arnetta (Matt) Verderber of Elyria; son, Willard, Jr. (Teri) Murphy of Elyria; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruth O'Dell of Monroe, Michigan, Phyllis Cataldo of Jeanette, Pennsylvania, Martha Rudd of Quinwood, West Virginia, Sheryl Walls of Monroe, Michigan.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Sadie Ray in 1977; father, George Ray in 2002; sisters, Betty Connolly and Iona O'Dell.

Friends may call Thursday, September 4, 2014, from 2 until 4 and 6 until 8 P.M., at the Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville. Services will be held Friday, September 5, at 1 P.M., in the funeral home. Burial will be in Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 4500 Rockside Rd., Suite 440, Cleveland, OH 44106.

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