Floy Onzell Murphy Young

Published 12:30 pm Tuesday, August 9, 2011

GULFPORT — Floy Onzell Murphy Young, age 76, passed away Aug. 6, 2011.

She was a member of Highland Baptist Church of Vicksburg and retired from The Street Clinic in Vicksburg.

Floy was a Christian woman who loved to attend church, and when she could no longer attend due to illnesses, would watch church services on TV every Sunday. She always put her family and friends first and was kind and gentle. She will be sadly missed by family and friends.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, Sammy Young; her parents, Claude Murphy Sr. and Flora Stewart Murphy; and a brother, Joe Murphy.

Floy loved her family and was mother to three sons, Randy Young (Martha), Rodney Young and Kenneth Young (Jerry). She cherished her grandchildren, Robert Young (Andi), Stephen Young, Anna Love, LaDonna Privett and Nicole Lynch (James); a brother, Claude Murphy “Uncle Jr.”; and was the proud great-grandmother of seven: Holly Young, John Hayden and Ethan Love, Kaleb Privett, Noah, Abigail and Rebekah Lynch.

Graveside services were at 11 today at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation was at 10 today at Riles Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to The American Diabetes Association, www.diabetes.org.

Riemann Family Funeral Home of Gulfport was in charge of arrangements. Memories may be shared here.