Information for Howard Earl Murphy
14 May, 1919 – 9 October, 1981
11 October, 1981
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Funeral services for Howard Earl Murphy, 62,
1015 N. 31st St. Boise
who died Friday at a Boise
hospital will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Flahiff
Funeral Chapel in Caldwell by Rev. Charles Ellis of the
Cloverdale Church of God.
Interment will follow at the
He was born on
May 14, 1919 in Caldwell to Walter and Alma
Nessom Murphy. He
was reared and educated in Middleton and graduated from Middleton High School
in 1938. He joined the United States Army in 1944 and was
discharged in 1946.
He married Zella
Story on May 24, 1941 at Cascade.
He was a carpenter in the Boise
for 35 years.
He is survived by
his wife of Boise; three sons, Richard L., Raymond E. and Wesley N.
Murphy all of Boise; a
daughter, Lynda O'Brien of
Edmonds, Wash.; three sisters, Eunice Sweetnam and
Barbara Arrington of Emmett, and Jeanette Thovson of
Seattle, Wash,; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen and a
brother Gordon R. Murphy.
Memorials may be
given to the Mountain States Tumor Institute 151 E, Bannock,
Boise, or to Family Advocate Program 1134 N.
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