Clora Velma Murphy, 91, of Glenville, departed this life February 8, 2014 in United Hospital Center after a brief illness.

Born August 16, 1922 in Clay County, a daughter of the late Newman A. Taylor and Harriot Jane Grey Taylor.

In past years, Clora was employed by Summers Pharmacy, Glenville State College and Kenny Shoe Factory. She was a lifelong Jehovahs Witness and a member of the Glenville congregation
On June 24, 1941 she married James M. Murphy who preceded her in death July 6, 1963.

Clora is survived by two children: James A. Murphy (Joan) of Glenville; and Judith A. Huddleston (Haynes) of Parkersburg; four grandchildren, Maria Becker (Andy) and Christopher Huddleston (Brandi) both of Parkersburg; Jason Murphy of Waynesburg, PA and Justin Murphy of Glenville; one brother, Carl V. Taylor of Pacifica, CA; one sister-in-law, Anna Jean Allen of Normantown; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Clora was preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers: Cleora V. Manno, Clozzeta V. Ferrari, Clayton V. Taylor, Clemon V. Taylor, Claudius V. Taylor and Newman A. Taylor Jr.

Funeral Services were conducted at the Ellyson Mortuary Inc., 2 Vanhorn Drive, Glenville, WV at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 13, 2014. Burial followed in the Meadow Lane Cemetery, Route 5 West of Glenville. Friends called from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.

Ellyson Mortuary Inc. assisted the family of Clora Murphy with arrangements.


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