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August 15, 1934 ~ January 9, 2018 (age 83)

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Mary L. Moses Murphy

Age 83

Of Athens

Passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018

At her residence.


A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, she was the daughter of the late Ulyess and Murrel Roberts Moses and was preceded in death by her husband, James Calhoun; son, David Calhoun.


Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law,

   Judy A. and Roger Wilcox of Athens

Two sons and two daughters-in-law,

   Loucindy Calhoun of Macon, GA.

   Steve Calhoun of Riceville

   Mark and Shelley Calhoun of Sweetwater

10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren

Four sisters and two brothers-in-law,

   Geneva Rucker of Riceville

   Shirley and Erskin Knox of Englewood

   Sue Buckner of Etowah

   Glenda and Charlie Jones of Hendersonville

Three brothers,

   Reed Moses of Benton

   Bill Moses of Englewood

   Jackie Moses of Englewood

Several nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be 11 am Thursday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with Chaplain Joe Kemper officiating. Burial will follow in McMinn Memory Gardens.


The family will receive friends 6-8 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.


If you are unable to attend the visitation or service, sign the guest registry at


Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Mary L. Moses Murphy.

 Service Information

January 10, 2018

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Avenue
Athens, TN 37303

Funeral Service
January 11, 2018

11:00 AM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Avenue
Athens, TN 37303

January 11, 2018

12:00 PM
McMinn Memory Gardens
1739 County Road 561
Athens, TN 37303

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