Obituary for Virginia Lee Murphy Maples (Murphy)
Virginia Lee Murphy Maples, age 70, Mound City, Kansas passed away on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. She was born on June 29, 1947 at Salina, Kansas the daughter of Wallace Dale and Margaret Helen Alt Murphy. She graduated from Mound City High School in the Class of 1965. She worked as a beautician and dietary manager. She enjoyed decorating cakes, knitting and debating politics and religion. Her favorite holiday was Christmas. She listened to Christmas music way ahead of the holiday season. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, Douglas Dean Hamilton and William Earl Hamilton II, a brother, Pat Murphy and three sisters: Patricia Marie Murphy, Margaret Nicholas, and Cheryl Lynn Murphy. Virginia is survived by a son Delrees Eugene Hamilton, two daughters, Tonja Lee Thaxton and Christina Marie Hamilton, a brother Ray Scott Murphy, three sisters: Carol Conn, Jean Leise, and Sandra Abati, and ten grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held 11 am Saturday September 9, 2017 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. Burial will be in the Woodland Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm Friday at the Schneider Mound City Chapel. The family suggests contributions to The National Kidney Foundation or Discovering the Jewish Jesus. On line condolences for the family can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel.