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Martha D. Murphy

April 16, 1942 — July 7, 2023

Martha D. Murphy

Funeral services celebrating the life of Martha D. Murphy, 81, of Logansport, Louisiana will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 13, 2023, at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Chapel, 943 Polk Street, Mansfield, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be two of her special friends, Rev. Vernese Curry Green and Sister Joyce Luman. Interment will be at 3:00 p.m. at Mt. Zion Cemetery, 106 Hwy 518, Minden, Louisiana. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Martha was born on April 16, 1942, in San Rafael, California, to Mary and B.O. Murphy and went to be with her Lord on Friday, July 7, 2023, in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Martha was a graduate of Bossier High School, Louisiana College, and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. She taught in both private and public schools for over 40 years. Martha was an active member of New Life Ministries. She was loved by all who knew her. She was very quick-witted and could make you laugh with her humorous antics.

Preceding Martha in death are her parents; brother, Joseph D. Murphy; and sister, Miriam A. Murphy.

Left to cherish her memory are her twin sister, Margaret Seabaugh and husband, Claude; brother, Donald G. Murphy; special niece, Martha Ellen Allen and husband, Dean; special nephew, Eddie Seabaugh and wife, Michelle; several nieces and nephews; great niece, Gracie Wall and husband, Ragan; great nephews, Grant Allen and George Allen; her very special second family, Eva Gamble and the Gamble family; special friends, Wanda and Darren Strong, Tammy and David Clark, and her church family at New Life Ministries.

Honoring Martha as pallbearers will be Grant Allen, George Allen, Blake Gamble, Tucker Gamble, Darren Strong, Dave Clark, Ragan Wall, and Eddie Gallaspy. Honorary pallbearers will be Claude Seabaugh, Eddie Seabaugh, Dean Allen, Herman Gamble, Jerry Evans, Steve Wilson, Eddie James, Rusty Sanderson, Sonny Luman, Tommy Smith, Enoch Morrison, and Peter Morrison.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at The Carpenter House, St. Joseph’s Hospice, and WK North. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Life Ministries in Mansfield, Louisiana.

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Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, July 13, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Rose Neath Funeral Homes - Mansfield

943 Polk St., Mansfield, LA 71052

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Funeral Service

Thursday, July 13, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Rose Neath Funeral Homes - Mansfield

943 Polk St., Mansfield, LA 71052

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Interment

Thursday, July 13, 2023

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Mt. Zion Cemetery

LA-518, Minden, LA 71055

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