Ruth H. Murphy, 96, of Madison died Sunday June 8, 2014.

Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Ridgeland are handling the arrangements. Funeral services were held June 12. Mrs. Murphy was born in Gadsden, Ala on January 24, 1918, but has been a long-time resident of Miss.

She was employed for 20 years at Shainberg's Department Store in Meadowbrook Mart, Jackson.

Mrs. Murphy is survived by her two children, Danna M. Davis (Joe) and George H. Murphy, two sisters, Mildred H. Lockridge and Eva H. DeRamus, five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and many beloved nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dan Martin Murphy, parents, George W. Hinkle and Dosia Mealer, sister Louise H. Perry and brother George W. Hinkle, Jr.