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Peggy Johnson Murphy

Little Rock, AR, 1926 - 2010

Peggy Johnson Murphy, 84, of Little Rock, passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2010. She was born in Little Rock to the late Archie and Ada Hewett on February 26, 1926.
She is preceded in death by her first husband, Doug Johnson. She is survived by her husband, E. Jack Murphy of Little Rock; a daughter, Pam Hooper and husband, Dr. Sanford Hooper; a son, Steve Johnson, both of Little Rock; a step-son, Dr. Mark Murphy and wife Candy of Little Rock; grandchildren, Michelle Mathieson and husband, T.J. of Redondo Beach, Calif., Sarah Hooper of Fayetteville, Ark., Ross Murphy and Paige Murphy of Little Rock; a brother, Arch Hewett of Fort Smith and two nieces and a nephew.
Peggy was a loving, caring, outgoing person who enjoyed life to the fullest until the day of her unexpected death. She loved family, friends, was active in her church and was an outstanding dancer. Peggy was proud of being a registered nurse who cared for a multitude of veterans during her 35 year career at the VA Hospital. Her cherished memory will live on within all the people whose lives she touched with an abundance of compassion and unconditional love. She also had a great sense of humor and an energetic personality.
Visitation will be at Ruebel Funeral Home on Thursday, October 7, 2010 from 5 to 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, October 8, 2010 at Christ Lutheran Church, 315 S. Hughes Street, Little Rock, Ark. 72205. Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Christ Lutheran Church or Little Rock Animal Shelter, 4500 Kramer Street, Little Rock, Ark. 72204. Arrangements by Ruebel Funeral Home, 6313 W. Markham St., Little Rock, Ark. 72205.

Published October 8, 2010

Ruebel Funeral Home
6313 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-666-0123