Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home
Poosey Ridge —
Irene Click Murphy, 73, of Poosey Ridge, passed away Monday, September 16, 2013, at Baptist Health–Richmond.
Irene was born in Jackson County on March 24, 1940, to the late Herbert and Myrtle Stewart Click.
She retired from the Madison County Detention Center as a deputy jailer and was a member of the Gilead Baptist Church.
She is survived by: two sons, David Murphy (Mishana) and Jimmy Murphy (Cathy), both of Richmond; three sisters, Bettye Vrooman, Margaret Dugan and Wanda Click; three grandchildren, Nick Murphy (Brooke), Jaysa Murphy and Savannah Murphy; two great-grandchildren, Sierra Graves and Hunter Murphy; as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by: several of her brothers and sisters, Edith Rutherford, Phyllis Goins, Jack Click, Richard Click, Eugene Click, Carlos Click, Dorothy Renfro, Marie Katherine Click, Evalene Click and Nella Dean Click; and one granddaughter, Jennifer Graves.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, September 20, 2013, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Gilead Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be: Brent Bradley, Brian Bradley, Ron Kelsey, Christian Rodriguez, Nick Murphy and Brandon Rutherford.
Honorary pallbearers will be Preston Ratcliff and Matt Abrams.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Irene Murphy Memorial Fund at Community Trust Bank.