In memory of
Cathy Jane Murphy
Cathy Jane Murphy, 72, of Texarkana, Texas passed away November 26, 2020. She was born May 9, 1948 in Manila, Arkansas to Edward Valentine Sikes and Virgie Briley Sikes Miller. She was a caregiver, school teacher, an ordained Assemblies of God minister, and musician. Cathy loved to play the bass. She taught school at Twin City Baptist and Emanuel Christian Academy. Cathy was preceded in death by her parents, a step son Ridgell Lee Murphy, Jr, a brother, Kenneth Lee Briley, son in law Richard Wayne Olive, and a granddaughter, Jennifer Suzanne Gardner. She leaves behind her husband, Ridgell Lee Murphy, Sr of Texarkana, Texas; daughters, Oretha Lynn Olive of Genoa, Arkansas, Gina Suzanne Yeman and husband Mark of Texarkana, Texas, RoSharron Leigh-Marie Prihoda and husband Matthew of Texarkana, Texas; two sisters, Doris Jean Cozart and husband Jerry of Pocahontas, Arkansas, Evahlea Blansett and husband Carl of Imboden, Arkansas; 8 Grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and 4 great great grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 6-8 PM, Sunday, November 29, 2020 at Texarkana Funeral Home. Services will be 2 PM, Monday, November 30, 2020 at Calvary Assembly of God with Rev. Matthew Prihoda and Rev. Josh Lee officiating. Burial will follow at Eylau Methodist Cemetery. Online registration www.texarkanafuneralhome.com
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3515 Texas Blvd.
Texarkana, TX 75503
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In memory of
Cathy Jane Murphy
Cathy Jane Murphy, 72, of Texarkana, Texas passed away November 26, 2020. She was born May 9, 1948 in Manila, Arkansas to Edward Valentine Sikes and Virgie Briley Sikes Miller. She was a caregiver, school teacher, an ordained Assemblies of God minister, and musician. Cathy loved to play the bass. She taught school at Twin City Baptist and Emanuel Christian Academy. Cathy was preceded in death by her parents, a step son Ridgell Lee Murphy, Jr, a brother, Kenneth Lee Briley, son in law Richard Wayne Olive, and a granddaughter, Jennifer Suzanne Gardner. She leaves behind her husband, Ridgell Lee Murphy, Sr of Texarkana, Texas; daughters, Oretha Lynn Olive of Genoa, Arkansas, Gina Suzanne Yeman and husband Mark of Texarkana, Texas, RoSharron Leigh-Marie Prihoda and husband Matthew of Texarkana, Texas; two sisters, Doris Jean Cozart and husband Jerry of Pocahontas, Arkansas, Evahlea Blansett and husband Carl of Imboden, Arkansas; 8 Grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and 4 great great grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 6-8 PM, Sunday, November 29, 2020 at Texarkana Funeral Home. Services will be 2 PM, Monday, November 30, 2020 at Calvary Assembly of God with Rev. Matthew Prihoda and Rev. Josh Lee officiating. Burial will follow at Eylau Methodist Cemetery. Online registration www.texarkanafuneralhome.com
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3515 Texas Blvd.
Texarkana, TX 75503
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Group of 10 Memorial Trees Cluster of 50 Memorial Trees Grove of 100 Memorial Trees

Group of 10 Memorial Trees

Cluster of 50 Memorial Trees

Grove of 100 Memorial Trees

Group of 10 Memorial Trees

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Cluster of 50 Memorial Trees

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Grove of 100 Memorial Trees

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-btim-10

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-btim-50

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-btim-100