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4/4/2017 1:50:00 PM
Marietta Murphy-Anderson
April 28, 1941 - April 2, 2017
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Marietta Murphy-Anderson, 75 of Taylorville formerly of Pana passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 12:53 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

She was born on April 28, 1941 in Taylorville, Ill. the daughter of Homer and Norma (Hubbard) Murphy. She married J. Michael Anderson on September 2, 1962 and he later preceded her in death in March of 1995. Marietta worked as the Deputy City Clerk of Pana for 17 years, she was a Christian County 911 dispatcher for 9 years, and she served as the township supervisor for Pana. She was a member of Taylorville Christian Church in Taylorville, Eastern Star Arcana Chapter in Pana, Moose Lodge #1516 in Taylorville, American Legion Ramsey and was a member of the red hats in Pana.

Surviving are her daughters: Julia England and companion Alvin Abbott of Taylorville, Ill.; grandchildren: Dylan and Bethany Beeson both of Pana, Ill.; brothers: Harold (Verna) Murphy of Rives, Tenn.; Jim (Marilyn) Murphy of Taylorville, Ill., several nieces, nephews and cousins. Marietta was also much loved and will be dearly missed by many members of the Hebenstreit Family. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and her brother Robert Dean Murphy. 

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. and also one hour prior to the funeral services at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral service will be on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor James Jones officiating. Burial will be held in Linwood Cemetery in Pana, Ill.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Sign on-line guest book at

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