Leon Boyd Murphree, known as Mr. Boyd a long time resident of Elba, AL died Thursday, February 6, 2020 at the age of 101.
Mr. Murphree was preceded in death by his wife Kate Murphree; his
parents Harris and Mildred Murphree; two brothers: Rodger Murphree and Joel
Murphree; two sisters: Dot Palmes and Marjorie Rainer; son in law: Larry
Hill, and grandson, Jeffery Harris Hill.
He is survived by two daughters, Susan Ray (Bishop), Janet Hill; four grandchildren, Guy Davis (Caryn), Boyd Davis (Julie), Jennifer Hill, and Debbie Coshatt (Alan); six great-grandchildren; Wes Davis, Lindsay Davis, Braedyn Davis, Miller Davis, Kate Coshatt, Andrew Coshatt, and one great-great granddaughter, Sadie Marie Davis.
Mr. Murphree owned Murphree furniture store. He was a longtime member of Elba United Methodist Church, and also served his country during World War II.
Visitation with the family will be Tuesday February 11, at 10:00 AM at Hayes Funeral Home, followed by a graveside service beginning at 11:00AM at Evergreen Cemetery with Hayes Funeral Home directing. His family request no flowers, and donations be made to The Elba United Methodist Church Children’s Home at 3140 Zelda Court Suite 100 Montgomery, Alabama 36106-2607, or the charity of your choice.