Maud Jones Murphy

The Payette Independent
Thursday, June 13, 1929


Funeral services for Mrs. Pat Murphy, of Fruitland, were held at the Catholic church in this city this (Thursday) morning, and interment took place at New Plymouth. She leaves a husband and large family of children.

The Payette Independent (Thursday, June 20, 1929)


Maud Jones was born in Sabetha, Kansas, Jan. 23, 1886, and departed from this life, Sunday, June 9th, at her home just north of Fruitland, at the age of 43 years, 4 months and 16 days. On December 11, 1907, she was united in the holy bonds of matrimony to William Vincent Murphy. To this union 12 children were born, of these ten survive; William Vincent Junior, Mrs. Kenneth Anderson, Thomas Wilmer, Patrick J., Charles Forest, Edmund Dana, Helen Bernice. Edna Maxine, Francis Virginia, and Michael Daniel. Two died in infancy, Mary Ruth and Emery Jeremiah, the latter dying 2 years ago.

In February 1925 she moved with her family from Hemingford, Nebr., to Fruitland, and made her home here until the time of her death.

On June 3rd 1929 she was taken sick and that day was taken to the Holy Rosary Hospital where she never recovered and was brought home on Saturday, June 8th. On Sunday evening she passed peacefully away with her family and relatives at her bedside.

Besides her husband and children she leaves to mourn her loss her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. William Jones, two brothers, Edward and Danah Jones, one grandchild, and a number of aunts, uncles, and cousins. Also a large circle of friends who will greatly miss her.

Funeral services were held from the Catholic Church in Payette last Thursday morning at 10 o'clock, the rev. Father M. J. Keyes conducting the services, Interment was made in Park View Cemetery at New Plymouth.

The sympathy of the entire community is extended to the bereaved ones that are left and especially to the dear children who will so much miss a mother's gentle words and tender care.


We wish to express our sincere thanks to the kind neighbors and friends who helped us in so many ways in our bereavement in the loss of our dear wife, mother, daughter and sister. Also for the beautiful floral offerings. Mr. W. V. Murphy and family, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. William Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Danah Jones