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Ethelyn Murphy

February 9th, 1927 - October 12th, 2017

10/17/2017 at 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home
1350 Millville Avenue
Hamilton OH, 45013
Funeral Service: 
10/17/2017 at 12:00 PM
Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home
1350 Millville Avenue
Hamilton OH, 45013


Ethelyn Murphy, age 90 of Hamilton, OH passed away at Tri County Extended Care Center on Thursday, October 12, 2017. Ethelyn was born in Connersville, Indiana on February 9, 1927 to William Edward Stoops and Norma Grace (Myer) Stoops. She was a graduate of Hamilton High School, and of the Nursing School at Mercy Hospital.  Ethelyn was a Registered Nurse at Fort Hamilton Hospital for 35 years, retiring in 1988.  On July 19, 1951 in Middletown, OH, she married James Thomas Murphy, and he preceded her in death in 2016.   

Ethelyn is survived by her two daughters, Vicki Jarvis and Ellen Wilson; three grandchildren, Brian (Krissy) McWhorter, Ben Wilson, and Deanna Anderson; 8 great grandchildren, Mackenzie, Haley, Owen, Allyson, Olivia, Scarlett, Bonnie, and Gage. Ethelyn was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; and one sister, Sandra Sue Sizemore.

Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, Hamilton, Ohio, on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 12Noon.  Burial will follow at Village Creek Cemetery in Connersville, Indiana.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 10:00AM to 12:00Noon at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home.

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Gerry&Peggy Leapley

Vicki and Ellen, I was saddened when Marilyn told us of your mom's passing, In spite of the years, memories remain of times Bob and I the spent at your grandparents' house and with your mom and dad and both of you. As long as memories exist, so do our loved ones.

Verna Kremer

Sending Deepest Sympathy to you and your family. You're in my thoughts