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Gayla D. Murphy

April 18th, 1949 – October 11th, 2016

Gayla D. Murphy, age 67 of Ipava, IL, passed away at 2:38 pm on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 in the Emergency Room at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb, IL. She was born on April 18, 1949 in Missouri, the daughter of Roy and Florence (Gross) Klingensmith.

Gayla married Richard Murphy in 1973 in Paris, IL. He preceded her in death.

She is survived by her daughter, Melinda (and Leroy) Tillman of Canton, IL, two sons, Frank Davis of Paxton, IL and Ricky Murphy of Ipava, IL, a number of grandchildren, and one brother Todd Klingensmith of Phoenix, AZ.

Gayla worked for the US Government while living in Arizona and was a Registered Nurse, working at Graham Hospital in Canton, IL.

Cremation rites have been accorded.