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Diane Murphy Wilson, of the Bowditch Community, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at her home. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Cecil and Kathleen Young Murphy. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Billy Dean Murphy. Diane had recently worked with Mayland Community College through the Employment Security helping others secure jobs. She was always helping others and had a deep love for animals. She as well loved working in her flowers.
Left to cherish her memories is her siblings: Shirley Merrill and husband, Bobby, of Morganton, Clarence Stanley "Fuzz" Murphy and wife, Nell, of Burnsville, Joe Murphy and wife, Patsy, of Burnsville, Tommy Murphy of Bowditch, Morris Murphy and wife, Grace, of Bowditch and Beverly Deyton and husband, Rodney, of Burnsville; special friend, Thurston Phillips of Jacks Creek; aunt, Minnie Young of Asheville and uncle, Dale Young of Bowditch. Several special nieces, nephews and other extended family members also survive.
A memorial service will be held at a later date and will be announced. Because of Diane's love of animals, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Yancey County Humane Society at PO Box 1016, Burnsville, NC 28714.