Bro. Bobby Murphree, age 76, passed away Friday evening, August 13, 2021 at his residence. The family will receive friends on Monday, August 16, 2021 from 12 o'clock noon until service time beginning 2:00 p.m. at Springhill Church of God of Prophecy. Interment will follow in Needmore Cemetery, Tippo, MS.
With forty plus years in the ministry, and being a carpenter, he was also an avid fisherman and hunter.
Those whom he leaves behind include his wife of fifty-four years, Peggy McCullough Murphree of Charleston, MS; daughter, Wendy Carol Murphree of Mathiston, MS; son, Robert Keith Murphree (Trina) of Teasdale, MS, four grandchildren, Robert Ethan Murphree (Lauren) of Batesville, MS; Dusty Thomas Williams of Mathiston, MS; Madlion Kate "Madi" Murphree (Corey) of Charleston, MS and Jake Murphree of Teasdale, MS; three great grandchildren, Robert Seth Murphree of Batesville, MS; Jayden Crocker of Charleston, MS and Alli Beth Shepherd of Batesville, MS; one sister, Sherry Chaffin (Bobby) of Hamilton, AL; one brother Dr. Rick C. Murphree (Lynne) of Tippo, MS. He was preceded in death by his parents Paul "Pete" & Dorothey Murphree, three sisters, Pauline Carpenter, Lidia Freelan Cornelius Aldren, Dr. Dorothy Ann "Dottie" Saunders, two brothers, Nathan & Aldean "Bobo" Murphree.
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