Marilyn Murphy, 63 of Gilbert, departed this life on her birthday, May 9, 2021. Heaven welcomed an angel on that beautiful Sunday morning.
Marilyn was born on May 9, 1958 at Iaeger, WV she was the loving daughter of Alma (Glanden) Cline and the late Jack Cline.
In addition to her father, she is also preceded in death by her sister: Joyce Peak.
Marilyn was a head start teacher for 13 years. Her former students loved her and will remember her fondly. She was also well loved by her former classmates, the Gilbert High Class of 1976.
Marilyn was a very kind and loving person. She enjoyed spending time with friends and family, motorcycle riding with her husband Ed, and shopping with her best friend, her mother, Alma. She was of the Baptist Faith.
Those left to love and cherish her memory and to mourn her loss are her husband of 35 years, Edward Murphy; her mother and best friend: Alma Cline; her sisters: Joetta (Charles) Cline, Jackie (Eugene) Rife, Venita (Richard) Brown, Geraldine Gunnells, Emma Riffe and Janice Levine; her brothers: Phillip (Sharon) Murphy, Randy (Kathy) Murphy and Bill Peak; her special friends: Bill Ellis, Connie Lester, Martha Curry and Linda Sparks. She also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Friends may gather with the family for a remembrance service on Friday, May 14, 2021 from 12:00 till 1:00 pm at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel where funeral services will commence at 1:00 pm with Rev. Jim Nagy officiating. Burial will follow in the Hatfield Cemetery at Sharon Heights, Hampden, WV.
Marilyn will be carried to her resting place by her family and friends.
Her wonderful smile and gentle heart will be greatly missed by all who were fortunate to have known and loved her.
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