Lavaun Murphy

Published 4:12 pm Saturday, April 7, 2012

Lavaun Murphy, 76, died Sunday, April 1, 2012, at WellStar Tranquility Hospice in Austell, GA. He was retired and a life-long resident of Atmore.

He was a novelist, loved hunting and fishing and was an avid Alabama Crimson Tide and Atlanta Braves fan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilson and Lyda Mae Murphy of Mexia, Ala., brother Fred Murphy of Atmore and sister Eloise Brown of Mexia.

Cherishing his memories are his wife of 57 years, Alice Murphy, his daughter Carolyn and Gerald Hust of Winston, GA., his granddaughter Chelsea Hust of Winston, sister Agnes Akers of Russellville, Ala. and brother Donald and Annie Murphy of Mexia.

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Funeral services were held Thursday, April 5, 2012, at 10 a.m. from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Buddy Williams officiating. Burial followed in Semirah Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Uriah. The family received visitors at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, from 6-8 p.m.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.