Arlene K. Murphy, 73

Arlene K. Murphy, 73 years, of Sherwood, passed away early Sunday, June 16, 2024, at Toledo Promedica Hospital, Toledo, Ohio. Arlene was born July 24, 1950, in Defiance, Ohio, the daughter of the late Herbert and Marianna (Notestine) Sudholtz. She married Roger H. Murphy on April 12, 1969, and he preceded her in death on February 17, 1987. Arlene was a longtime employee of Potter Inc., retiring in 2016. She was an active member of Sherwood Methodist Church. Arlene enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, playing cards, watching gameshows on television, and talking with her friends on the telephone.  She also enjoyed supporting her grandchildren in all their activities.

Surviving is her son, Eric (Angela) Murphy of Edgerton; four grandchildren, Samantha (Tim) Ryan of Bryan, Derek (Makayla) Murphy of Napoleon, Amaya A. Boyd of Sherwood, Alysha Boyd of Sherwood;  five great-grandchildren, Cadance Ryan, Cameron Ryan, Evelynn Murphy, Ezra Murphy and Ella K. Murphy, due to arrive this week; son-in-law, Bob Boyd; one brother, Alfred (Shannon) Sudholtz of Sherwood.  Arlene was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roger; and a daughter, Amy Boyd.

Visitation for Arlene K. Murphy will be held Tuesday, June 18, 2024, from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Sherwood Methodist Church, 512 North Harrison Street, Sherwood. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2024, with Pastor Boyd Shugart officiating. Visitation will also be held one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church. Interment will follow in Sherwood Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, Sherwood, Ohio.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions be directed to Sherwood Methodist Church.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.oberlinturnbull.com

 

VISITATION

Sherwood Methodist Church

  • 512 N. Harrison Street
    Sherwood, OH 43556

VISITATION

Sherwood Methodist Church

  • 512 N. Harrison Street
    Sherwood, OH 43556

FUNERAL SERVICE

Sherwood Methodist Church

  • 512 N. Harrison Street
    Sherwood, OH 43556

INTERMENT FOLLOWING THE SERVICE

Sherwood Cemetery

  •  
    Harrison Street
    Sherwood, OH 43556

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