Glenn Lamar Murphy


Glenn Lamar Murphy, 61, a resident of Georgetown, passed away Tuesda,y Aug. 29, 2017, at the family residence.

He was the son of the late JC and Jimmie Faye Thompson Murphy. He was a former employee of Bi-Lo grocery store. He started as a bag boy when it was Red Foods and worked his way up to cashier and eventually to assistant manager. He was employed with the organization for more than 39 years.

He is survived by his wife, Karen Murphy; his daughter, Rena Murphy, and her husband, Shane, of Georgetown; his son, Scotty Murphy of Georgetown; two special kids: Mathew and Jeremy Prueitt; his grandchildren: Michael, Robbie, Katherine and Isabella Murphy; his brothers: Dennis Murphy of Ooltewah, Jacky Murphy of Trenton Ga., Wayne Murphy, and his wife, Marilyn, of Ooltewah: his sister-in-law, Patty Murphy; his father- and mother-in-law, W.J. and Lucille Posey; his sister-in-law, Brenda Sawyers; his brother-in-law, Johnny Goodner, and his wife, Beth; and several nieces and nephews.

A Remembrance of Life service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, at Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services, North Ocoee Street Chape,l with the Rev. Bill Pearman officiating. The interment will follow in the McInturf Cemetery with Kenney Shadden, Chris Elliott, Josh Goodner, Tommy Pruiett, Jason Heaton and Johnny Ray Goodner serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeremy Pruiett, Michael Pruiett and Hunter Elliott.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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