Anna M. Murphy

November 18, 1938 ~ August 11, 2018 (age 79)

Anna M. Murphy, 79, a resident of Davenport, died Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.

          Graveside services for Anna and her husband Douglas K. Murphy, who passed away January 13, 1997, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at the National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal. Friends and family are invited to meet at the Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home, 614 Main St., downtown Davenport at 10:30 a.m. to process over to the Arsenal for services. Memorials may be made to ManorCare Library.

          Anna Marie Morrison was born November 18, 1938 in Middlesboro, Kentucky, the daughter of William and Edith (Johnson) Morrison. On February 4, 1960 she married Douglas K. Murphy, he preceded her in death. Her husband Douglas proudly served our country in the U.S. Army and will receive military graveside services by American Legion Post 26.

          Her greatest joy in life was being with her family, especially her grandchildren and their children. In loving memory “We didn’t have a lot of money, but we had a lot of love.”

          Those left to honor her memory include her daughter, Kelly Wernick- Murphy; grandchildren, Alisha Kline, Brandon Wernick, Zachary Wernick, Elijah Wernick, Mikael Murphy and Amber Murphy; great-grandchildren; Katlyn, Jaydin, Mercedes, Makenna, Ethan, and Natalie.

          In addition to her husband, Anna was preceded in death by her son, Mark Murphy.

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