Janida Jones Murphree, age 90, died peacefully at 3:57 am on Sunday, October 25, in her daughter’s home in Middlebury, Vt. surrounded by family, love, and prayer, after a long decline from Alzheimer’s.
Janida worked as a speech therapist in McPherson-area schools from 1972 to 1978. Her two youngest children, Gaen and Jake, graduated from McPherson High School in 1977 and 1979, respectively.
She is survived by sons Robert, of Norman, Okla.; Sidney, of Louisville, Ky.; and Jacob, of Omaha, Neb.; by daughter Gaen, of Middlebury, Vt.; by grandchildren Matthew, Colin, and John Murphree; Ian, Luke, and Jessica Murphree; and Meigan and Chloe Clark. Janida’s daughter Meigan, then of Lawton, Okla., died in 1998.
Communications may be sent c/o 6 Thomas Street, Middlebury, Vt. 05753. For a fuller obituary, see findagrave.com https://tinyurl.com/y3xsyoxw.
Posted online on January 24, 2021