Anne Murphey Head

Born in Robertson County, Tennessee on November 27, 1932

Departed on October 24, 2017 and resided in Sandy Springs, Tennessee

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Anne Murphey Head age 84 of the Sandy Springs Community, passed away on October 23, 2017 at Skyline Medical Center.
Born Virginia Anne Murphey on November 27, 1932 to the late Dewall P. and Mary Murphey in Sandy Springs. She was the third of four children born to the family. She was a graduate of Coopertown High School and met the love of her life when she was 14. Anne and Billy knew from the moment they met they had found the one. They were married on March 7, 1952and began their marriage on a farm in Stroudsville. She worked for ASCS in Springfield but mostly in Clarksville for 35 years.
Mrs. Anne was described as a loving and strong lady. She was a country girl and loved the simple pleasures of life, fishing with her family and growing flowers. Her children can remember spending many weekends camping and fishing and showing horses in between. She would spend hours helping her boys in the greenhouses planting and nurturing plants.
She loved traveling to Florida to see Eddie and Mirta, in fact if you were heading out she was right behind you with her suitcase in hand. However, she loved coming home to her community. At night you could find her and Billy playing card for hours like they have for years.
She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, sister, and beloved Nanny.
Mrs. Anne is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, R.E. “Billy” Head; children, Rufus E. (Mirta) Head Jr. of Port St. Lucie, FL, Fred (Deborah) Head of Cedar Hill, Marilynda (Leslie) Dean of Springfield, and Dewall “Clay” (Lori) Head of Springfield; grandchildren, Marty (Samantha) head, Trase Head, Justin Dean, Monty (Miranda) Head, Alicia Head, Stephanie Head, Jenni (Nick) Carter and Elizabeth Head; 12 great-grandchildren; siblings, Junior Murphey, Dimple Price and Jimmy (Faye) Murphey.
A Life Celebration will be held on October 27, 2017 at 10am with Brother Steve Freeman officiating. Entombment will follow in the Chapel of Memories at Springfield Memorial Gardens with George Murphey, Phillip Murphey, Rick Corbitt, Andy Teasley, Pat Gower, and Murph Winters serving as pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearers will be Preston Murphey and Howard Hughes. The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 26th from 5-8pm then again on Friday from 9am until the time of service.
These arrangements were entrusted to Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center 4005 Memorial Blvd Springfield, Tennessee 37172. 615-384-5437.

9 Comments to Mrs. Anne Murphey Head

  1. Ann Ellis
    October 25, 2017 6:44 pm

    So sorry for your loss Marilynda. I will keep you in my prayers.

  2. Terry & Susan Atchley
    October 25, 2017 7:22 pm

    So sorry to for your loss. Nothing can replace a Mother’s love. Praying for peace and comfort for the family

  3. Jerry and Gill Robinson
    October 26, 2017 7:30 am

    Jerry and I were saddened to hear about the loss of your mother. Our hearts go out to you in this difficult time. Please accept our condolences and know that we will be praying for you.

  4. Dave and Judy Weber
    October 26, 2017 9:58 am

    Rufus and Family, Very sorry for your loss. Cherish and embrace all the memories that your Mother created for the family. Pray for strength to guide you through this difficult time.

  5. Nancy Hestle
    October 26, 2017 10:45 am

    I’m very sorry about the loss of your Mother, Prayers for comfort to all the family.

  6. claudia
    October 26, 2017 2:52 pm

    Rufus and Mirta, very sorry about the loss of Rufus mother, I will keep you in my prayers

  7. Fermin and Lucia Fernandez
    October 27, 2017 8:04 am

    Rufus and Mirta, we are very sorry for your loss, we are with you spiritually. Lots of Love and Healing Light.

  8. Cynthia (polly) Leavell
    October 30, 2017 12:24 am

    so very sorry for your loss may God bless and keep you and your family

  9. Polaca
    November 4, 2017 11:11 am

    Hola Mirta, cuanto lo siento, se cuanto la querías, mis condolencias para tu esposo y a vos!!

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