11/18/14 — Lizzie Mae Kiger Murphy

Lizzie Mae Kiger Murphy of Tullahoma, passed away after a lengthy illness on Saturday, November 15th, 2014.

She was born on December 16th, 1933 in Barren Plains, Tennessee to the late Samuel Richard and Nancy Morris Kiger.

She retired from the Robertson County Board of Education where she worked in food service at Watauga Elementary School in Ridgetop, Tennessee. She later was employed by the United Methodist Publishing House in Nashville. Liz was a member of the Tullahoma First United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her loving husband, Robert Wilson Murphy of Tullahoma; three daughters, Gwendolyn Gail Murphy (Larry) Filler of Parsons, West Virginia; Nancy Diane (Henk) Pieterse of Evanston, Illinois; and Lesa Marie Murphy (Jody) Baltz of Tullahoma; three sisters, Jeanette Wilkins, Betty Sue Johnson, and Joyce (Jerry) Pitt; ten grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Jeannie Kiger Whitaker and one great-grandchild, Maverick Thomas.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 from 11:00 am-1:00 pm with a memorial service to follow in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel in Tullahoma at 1:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: The Henry Center c/o Tullahoma First United Methodist Church, 208 W. Lauderdale Street, Tullahoma, TN 37388.

Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.flower 14