Jeannie LaRue Murphy Brinkley

Jeannie LaRue Murphy Brinkley


Jeannie LaRue Murphy Brinkley, 74, departed this life peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 8, 2021.  

A graveside service was held June 15, 2021 in Natchez Trace Memorial Park. 

Jennie was born July 30, 1946, in Grenada Mississippi to George Holmes Murphy and Addie Helen Murphy. She graduated from John Rundle High School in Grenada. She received an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education from the University of Southern Mississippi and a master's degree in Elementary Education from Ole Miss. 

She was a devoted teacher for 31 years in schools in Charleston, Grenada and Madison.

Jeannie is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Bill; sister, Martha Lynn Bailey (Ford); nephew, Kevin Bailey (Valerie); nieces Meredith Bailey Scott (Brandon) and Mallory Bailey Strode (Raymond); great-nieces, Eliza Bailey, Clara Bailey, and Henley Scott; great-nephew, Baby Scott, who is expected in October; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives by marriage. Jeannie was a devout Christian from an early age and currently a member of First Baptist Church of Madison.

Memorials may be made in memory of Jeannie and in honor of Evelyn Rose Robinson to LeBonheur Children's Hospital.  Memorials may also be made to Hospice Ministries of Ridgeland, MS, 450 Towne Center Blvd, Ridgeland, MS 39157.

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