Frank & Bright Funeral Home

Rosie Murphy

Apr 17th, 1933 - Jun 22nd, 2022

     Rosemary “Rosie” Murphy, age 89, of Olney, Illinois, passed away Wednesday afternoon, June 22, 2022, at Vandalia Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.

     She was born April 17, 1933, in Clifford, Illinois, the daughter of Felice and Ruth May (Grasty) Coriasco.  She was united in marriage to Paul “Jewels” Murphy Jr. on June 30, 1953, and together they shared 50 wedding anniversaries until his death February 9, 2004.

     Rosie worked as a baker at IGA in Olney and later worked as a door greeter at Walmart after retirement.  She enjoyed being home working in the yard and tending to her flowers and vegetable garden.  She was a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and Fighting Illini.  Rosie loved her family dearly and enjoyed going places together as a family.  She attended the Southern Baptist Church in Olney.

     She is survived by her children: Michael Lynn Murphy of Bridgeport, Patricia Murphy of Teutopolis, and David Paul (Amy) Murphy of Olney; grandchildren: Jessica Murphy of Bridgeport, Kyle Murphy of Bridgeport, Valerie (Dave) Pike of Teutopolis, Vanessa Sanders of Teutopolis, Dustin (Sara) Brown of Olney, Zachary Murphy of Olney, and Brandon Murphy of Olney; and 11 great-grandchildren.

     She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a daughter: Myra Adkins; and a son-in-law: Bryan Adkins.

     A graveside ceremony will be held at 12 noon on Monday, June 27, 2022, at Haven Hill Cemetery in Olney.  Visitation will be 11 a.m. until time of service on Monday.  Arrangements are by Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Memorial donations are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association and will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a condolence or memory, visit: