Nancy Tolman Murphy

OBIT MurphyNov. 6, 1941 – March 4, 2013

Funeral services for Nancy Tolman Murphy will be held Saturday, March 9 at 11 a.m. at the Hobble Creek 14th Ward in Springville, Utah. Nancy died March 4, 2013, at her home in Springville.

She was born Nov. 6, 1941, in Washington, D.C., the daughter of David Elden and Nedra Carlston Tolman. She was raised in Arlingon, Va., and graduated from Wakefield Senior High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from BYU and for many years taught ninth grade English at Vernal Junior High.

She married William George Murphy, a Greybull High School graduate, on Aug. 18, 1967, in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple.

Nancy’s greatest joys were her family and the gospel. She loved music, sports, reading, gardening and the changes of the season.

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many capacities.

Her husband William George Murphy preceded her in death.

She is survived by her six children and their spouses: David and Gina Murphy, Theron and Jody Murphy, George and Brinli Murphy, Dale and Wendy Murphy Eaton, Michael and Amy Beaver and Stephen and Charlotte Murphy; one brother and sister-in-law, David and Connie Tolman, and 22 grandchildren.