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Evelyn Ruth Keedy Murphy

Evelyn Ruth Keedy Murphy, 70, of Pikeville, Tennessee died Wednesday, January 17, 2024.

In the past Evelyn worked at Dura for many years, was a Christian, enjoyed being a caretaker and cleaning houses for many people.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, Jim Franklin and Mamie Ruth Parker Keedy; life-long companion, Albert Junior Murphy; brother, Johnny Keedy; sister, Vera Murphy; great-grandson, Charles Heard; brothers-in-law, Roy Nodine and Jimmy Givens.

Left behind to cherish her memory are her daughters, Tammy Coffelt (Dalton Gadd), Regina (Justin) Revis, Crystal (Tim) Wooden; grandchildren, BJ Heard, Amelia Heard, Ashley Holland, Hunter Holland, Kayla Gould, Kyle Wooden; great-grandchildren, Peyton Heard, Sadie Swafford, Arlis Heard, Brayla Gould, Hudson Holland, and two on the way; brother, Jim Tom (Marvel) Keedy; sisters, Jamie (Bobby) Hodge, Rachel Nodine, Margie Givens; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. CST Saturday, January 27, at Community Freewill Baptist Church with Bro. Jimmy Jewell officiating. The family will receive friends 11:00 a.m. CST until service time.

Condolences can be made at

Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

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