Mary Jane Forney Murphy
Funeral Date: 7/15/2008

Mary Jane Forney Murphy, age 73, of Warren, AR. died Saturday July 12, at her home. Born December 4, 1934 in Lititz, PA. a daughter of the late Raymond Forney and Ella Keath Forney she was a retired business teacher at Warren High School, veteran U.S. Air Force, member First United Methodist Church and the widow of Fred Adams Murphy whom she married September 4, 1953. He preceded her in death on February 3, 2002. Survivors are 2 daughters Cindy Murphy Freer and spouse Lynn, Fordyce, AR., Becky Murphy Young, Monticello, AR. 2 brothers Ray Forney, Harrisburg, PA., Clet Forney, Lititz, PA. 1 sister Lib Huber, Harleysville, PA. 3 grandchildren Josh Freer and spouse Kenda, Fordyce, AR., Amanda Freer, Fordyce, AR., Jason Young and spouse Debbie, Van Buren, AR. 3 great-grandchildren Kenzie Freer, Peyton Freer, Avery Freer all of Fordyce, AR. Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Tuesday July 15, Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Gary Maskell officiating. Joye Splawn was organist. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were John Little, Billy Waldrop, Rodney Parnell, Bill Slaughter, Tommy Burrow and Randy Davis. Online guest register Memorials preferred First United Methodist Church; 111 W. Church Street; Warren, AR. 71671.



Name: Johnny and Meredith Owens
Message: Dear Freer Family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you at this time.

Name: Monica Jones
Message: Cindy & family Sorry to hear about your mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this stressful time. Just hang in there.

Name: WHS Class of 1970
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this sad time.

Name: Billy & Tanya Waldrop
Message: Dear family Mrs. Mary Jane was one of our favorites at church, we talked and laughed often, she will be greatly missed, our thought and prayers are with you, In Christs Love.

Name: Lavonne Jones Juhl
Message: Just wanted you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers!

Name: Maylon Rice
Message: Mrs. Murphy was one of WHS' great teachers who looked after kids both in and out of the classroom. She will be missed.

Name: Klay & LaWanda McKinney
Message: Dear Cindy & Becky, Klay & I am are so sorry for your loss. We knew how much you loved your Mother.


Name: Becky Lee McNulty
Message: Cindy & Becky, I am so sorry to hear about your Mama. She was a great teacher and mother. She will be missed. Just wanted ya'll to know I am thinking of you both.

Name: Judy and French Wynne,Jr.
Message: Mrs. Mary Jane was a very special lady. She will be greatly missed.--- Remembering all of you in our thoughts and prayers---

Name: Macy McElroy
Message: You may not remember me but I worked with you briefly at Kingsland. Your mom and dad meant a lot to me. Your dad helped me get my job at Kingsland. I know what you are going through and my prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. Macy McElroy

Name: Belinda and Cody Stell
Message: Cindy, I am sorry to hear about your mom. You are all in our prayers

Name: Rick & Nancy Anders
Message: Cindy, Becky and Families, We are sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. We are thinking of you during this very difficult time.

Name: Suzette Neely
Message: Becky and Cindy, I am so sorry for your loss. Your parents were very special people and will be missed. Mrs. Murphy was one of my favorite teachers, and Mr. Murphy was always so kind and funny. Love, Suzette

Name: Jerry and Kathy Freer
Message: With sympathy, Jerry and Kathy Hardman

Name: Eddie and Betty Lathan
Message: Mrs. Mary Jane was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Paula & Amber Freer
Message: Cindy, We are so sorry to hear about your mother. Please know that we are prayer for for you

Name: Tanya Johnson
Message: Jason I just wanted to tell you I am so sorry to hear about your Grandmother. I have special memories of you and your Family. I am sorry I did not make it to the services or the visitation. I just found out. I will remember you in my prayers. God bless you. You remember me as Tanya Jones.I love you all!

Name: Ruth Hunter
Message: Becky, I am so sorry to hear about your mom.

Name: Jim and Dorothy Cooper
Message: Cindy, Becky and family, We are so sorry for your loss. She was such a jewel. Hope to see you soon.

Name: Linda Stark
Message: I will always remember Mrs. Murphey as one of my most favorite teachers. I had her for accounting. She helped me to decide the profession I choose. I have been a bookkeeper for 25 years now. She & Mr. Murphey were two very special people. So sorry for all of our loss, she will be missed.

Name: Mary Lee
Message: Mary Jane was a very good friend in school and church. My thougths are with you Cindy and Becky and your families.

Name: Tammy Sullivan York
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you!