Ramona L. Murphy, 80, Brazil, passed away June 14, 2012, at 1:44 p.m., at Union Hospital, following a battle with cancer.
She was born March 18, 1932, in Vigo County, the daughter of Joseph Russell and Annalee Payton Russell.
She worked as a secretary for Dr. Meinheartt and later for Pinkerton Security. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Brazil and the American Legion Auxillary.
Ramona was married to William Murphy and he preceded her in death in 2006.
Survivors include a stepdaughter Claudia Marratta and husband Terry, stepson Kelly Murphy and wife Becki, grandchildren Joshua Mueller and wife Julie and Brittney Mueller Archer, great grandchildren Ashtin Bullerdick and Rebecca Archer, step grandchildren Leslie Murphy, Brittany Kirton (Toby) and Dustin Lemmon (Whitney), as well as other extended family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bill Murphy and her dear daughter Rebecca Lloyd.
At her request, cremation will take place and no memorial service will be held.
Family and friends will gather Sunday at 2 p.m., at the Harmony Diner for a time of sharing memories.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St. Suite 100, Indianapolis, Ind., 46278.
Light a candle in her memory at www.frenchfuneralhome.com.