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July 23, 1943 - April 19, 2018

Burial Date: April 28, 2018

There will be a Memorial Service on Saturday, April 28 at 2:00 pm in the Melton Mortuary Chapel. The family is receiving friends at 12 noon.

Carolyn Sue Johnston Murphy

Carolyn Sue (Johnston) Murphy, 74, of Clarksburg, passed away Thursday, April 19th, 2018, with her immediate family by her side. Born July 23rd, 1943, in London, WV, Carolyn was the daughter of the late William S. Johnston and Freda Johnston.

Carolyn was a veteran of the Women’s Army Corps and a retired employee of the State of West Virginia.

Carolyn was also preceded in death by her husband, James M. Murphy; two sons, James Auvil and William Audie Murphy; a brother, Ralph Johnston; and a grandson, Jason Hammond.

She is survived by a daughter, Cherri Whitlock and husband Larry of Shady Spring; sons, Charles Murphy and wife, Betsy of Roanoke, WV, and Patrick Murphy and wife, Tammy of Beckley; four sisters, Drema Schieck of Denton, TX, Hester Bradley of Weatherford, TX, Mary Oiler of Bridgeport, and Helen Johnston of Clarksburg; three brothers, Robert Johnston of Belva, Herbert Johnston of Gauley Bridge, and Ray Johnston of Moundsville; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

There will be a Memorial Service on Saturday, April 28 at 2:00 pm in the Melton Mortuary Chapel. The family is receiving friends at 12 noon.