Wanda Waller Murphy
Funeral Date: 12/5/2009

Obituary:
Wanda Waller Murphy, age 53, of Warren, Arkansas, formerly of Emerson, AR, died on Wednesday, December 2, 2009 in Hot Springs, AR. She was born March 6, 1956 in Magnolia, AR. She graduated from Emerson High School. She retired as a teacher from Star City Public Schools, where she taught special education. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Warren. Wanda was an avid reader and loved to play the piano, cross stitch and cook. Preceding her in death was her father, Dossie Dee Waller; paternal grandparents, Clayton Waller and Carrie Waller; maternal grandparents, Clyde Thomas and Sallie Mae Thomas. Survivors are her husband, Rev. Randal Murphy, whom she married November 17, 1978; 2 daughters- Lynette Murphy of Monroe, LA and Lisa Kellum and spouse, Jason of Banks, AR; her mother, Sybil Marie Waller of Magnolia, AR; 1 brother, Sherrell Waller of Runaway Bay, TX; 2 sisters, Shirley Kelly of Keithville, LA and Rachel Waller of Magnolia, AR; 2 grandchildren, Kasey Kellum and Anna Kellum of Banks, AR; 12 nieces and nephews; 19 great-nieces and nephews. Funeral service was 10am Saturday, December 5 at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Jerry Evans and Rev. Danny Eddy officiating. Soloist was Robin Young. Graveside service and burial was at Emerson Presbyterian Cemetery in Emerson, AR by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Scott Grice, Eddie Pope, Gregg Morman, Bubba York, J.D. Clark, and Tony Craven. Honorary pallbearers were Dewayne Waller, Joe Bussell, and Kelly Waller. Memorials are preferred: American Cancer Society, Bradley County Memorial Program; 901 N. University Avenue; Little Rock, AR 72207

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Name: Laurie Pierce
Message: We are sorry to hear about Mrs. Wanda; A wonderful Godly woman, we are so blessed to know her! Love, Laurie, Lauren, and Kelsi Pierce

Name: Mike & Sandra Williams
Message: We are so sorry to hear about the loss of Mrs.Wand.Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.Love,Mike & Sandra Williams

Name: Mary Ann Clanton
Message: Lisa, I am so sorry for your loss. May the Lord bless and keep you in his care.

Name: Barbara Keathley
Message: I am very sorry to hear of your loss. I pray that you can find comfort in the Lord at this time.

Name: David & Billie Payne
Message: Bro Randy, Lynette & Lisa, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. We all loved Mrs. Wanda and she will be dearly missed. May God Bless each of you. Love, The Payne's

Name: Eddie & Brenda Pope
Message: Bro. Randy, Lynette & Lisa, We are so sadden by the passing of Mrs. Wanda. She was a wonderful person and we loved her. We are praying that you will look to God for the comfort and peace that only he can give during this time. Mrs. Wanda will definitely be missed by all at Calavary Baptist. If there is anything that we can do to help any of you during this time do not hesitate to call on us. We love you all. Your brother and sister in Christ, Eddie and Brenda

Name: Tracy and Monica Nichols
Message: You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Amy Evans
Message: You are all in our prayers. Amy, Johnny & Samantha Evans

Name: Pat Presley
Message: Randy, Lisa, Lynette and other members of the family. Wanda meant so much to our family and we enjoyed all the times we spent together. I pray you will all find peace with this loss and I will be keeping you in my prayers.

Name: Bro. Mike & Karen McEuen
Message: Bro. Randal & family We are so sorry to hear of your loss. May the Lord be with you during this difficult time.

Name: Mike & Jennifer Walker
Message: Our thoughts and prayers go out to you in the loss of such a sweet person.

Name: Robert & Laverne Laster
Message: Bro.Randy,& family..You are in our prayers..just know We love you..Mrs Wanda was a very sweet Lady..We will miss her so much

Name: Sandy Waller
Message: I have many fond memories of Wanda when we were kids growing up. I loved her! Randy, Lynette and Lisa and family, Aunt Marie, Shirley, Rachel, and Sherrill-you all are constantly in my prayers

Name: Nelda Hataway
Message: Brother Randy, Lynette, and Lisa, I am so very sorry about Wanda. I did not know that she had been ill. I enjoyed working with her so very much at Springhill High. She was a kind, loving, caring person, who will be missed by many. Know that all of you will be in my thoughts and prayers. May God hold and comfort you.

Name: Wilmor & Lois Welch
Message: Brother Randy, so sorry to hear about your loss. Unable to make the trip, but our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Julie Barker
Message: Bro. Randy, Lynette, and Lisa, I am so sorry for your loss. I did not know Mrs. Wanda had been sick until last week. You and your family have been in my thoughts and my prayers. Mrs. Wanda was a very special lady and will be dearly missed. I am sorry that I was unable to come today. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Julie Payne Barker

Name: Marshall and Laura Napier
Message: Bro. Randy, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during your loss.