Vivian A. (Sanders) Murphy

December 26, 1939 ~ March 15, 2020 (age 80)


Vivian A. (Sanders) Murphy, 80, of Linn Creek, Missouri passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020 at her residence in Linn Creek, Missouri.  She was born December 26, 1939 in Knob Noster, Missouri the daughter of the late Arley Edgar and Eula Almyra (Means) Sanders.  On June 4, 1959 in Hollywood, California she was united in marriage to Claud A. Murphy, Jr. who preceded her in death July 25, 2015.


Survivors include,


Children, Regina Sherrill (Mark) of Lawrence, KS; Claud Alton Murphy III (Tina) of Linn Creek, MO; Aaron Murphy (Denise) of Gilbert, AZ


Six Grandchildren, Matthew Sherrill (Melissa), Jacob Murphy, Quinten, Mitchell, Brooklyn & Derek Murphy


Three Great Grandchildren, Rebekah, Michael & Benjamin


Sisters, Dorothy Bond, Ruth Williams, Gayle Hammond, Nadine Walk, Sara Hart, Judy Landry


Brother, Donald Sanders


A granddaughter, Jordan Murphy, two sisters, Angel Sanders & Irene Dameron, and one brother, Paul Sanders preceded her in death. 


Vivian was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  A member of the Camden VFW Women’s Auxiliary.  She was employed as a waitress with Bentley’s Restaurant at the Lake of the Ozarks for forty years before her retirement.  She was an avid gardener.


Private Family Interment was hold on Friday, March 20, 2020 at New Hope Cemetery in Kaiser, MO.    


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