Berneice Emma Murphy, 92, of Williford, AR., was born Saturday, January 1, 1921 in FT. Wayne, Indiana, the daughter of Allen Topscott and Emma (Hausman) Tapscott. She died on January 17, 2013, at the Ash Flat Healthcare and Rehab Center.
Berneice was united in marriage to Arthur Frantz Murphy on August 31, 1940 in Indianapolis, IN. She and her husband moved from Iowa to Ozark Acres after retiring in 1976. They were members of the Spring River Presbyterian Church in Hardy, AR.
She is survived by a daughter, LeAnne McGuire and two granddaughters, Meredith McGuire and Rachel McGuire. She was preceded in death by her husband; a granddaughter, Ellen McGuire; a brother, Edward Tapscott; a sister Mildred Kelp.
Memorial donations may be made to spring River Presbyterian Church. No services is planned.All arrangements by Heath Funeral Home of Highland.