Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Lavon Roberts Murphy, 88, Casey County, KY (1933-2021)

Lavon Roberts Murphy, age 88, of Liberty, KY passed away on Sunday, October 31, 2021, at the Liberty Care Center. She was born January 23rd, 1933, in Casey County, KY, a daughter of the late Cyrus and Laura Wilkerson Roberts.

She was a homemaker and a member of Walnut Hill Separate Baptist Church. Lavon was the widow of Matt Green (M.G.) Murphy who passed away on February 7, 1991.

Survivors include: One Son: Barry and (Flossie) Murphy of Liberty, Five Grandchildren: Robby and (Stephanie) Murphy, Lisa and (Roger) Coots, Craig and (Angie) Murphy, Brandon Murphy and Matt and (Robin) Murphy, Nine Great Grandchildren: Haley and (Devin) Burton, Megan and (Caleb) Wesley, Courtney and (Spencer) Brackett, Brittany Murphy, Jenna Murphy, Ethan Murphy, Gracie Coots, Wyatt Murphy and Murphy Coots, Three Great Great Grandchildren: Amelya Burton, Owen Wesley and Sadie Ruth Brackett and One Sister: Evona Fair of Indianapolis, In.

Preceding her in death besides her parents and spouse was One Son: Bobby Murphy, Four Sisters: May Brown, Dorothy Smith, Linda Johnson and Edna Campbell and Four Brothers: Howard, James, William J. and C.H. Roberts.

Visitation will be held 12noonET Friday November 5, 2021, at Walnut Hill Separate Baptist Church. Funeral Services will be held 2pmET Friday November 5, 2021, at Walnut Hill Separate Baptist Church. Bro. Rodney Smith and Bro. Clifton Cowan officiating. Burial will be in the Murphy Cemetery.

Bartle Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

This story was posted on 2021-11-04 16:40:15
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

G & G Monuments
Todd and Mandi Green and Jared Conover
1670 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. email:, 270-634-0359
First Quality Marble and Granite

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
270-384-2145,, email

Lavon Murphy, 88, Liberty, KY (1933-2021)

2021-11-04 - Photo from the family.
Read More... | Comments? | Click here to share, print, or bookmark this photo.


Quick Links to Popular Features

Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on


Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.