Jacksonville, Florida
Tuesday, January 8, 2002

Alzie L. Murphy 43, passed away Sunday, January 6, 2002.

Flagg - Serenity Memorial Chapel.

Daytona Beach, Florida
Saturday, January 12, 2002

PALM COAST -- Alzie Lee Murphy, 43, of Seaship Place, a former school bus aide for the Flagler County School Board, died Sunday at Memorial Hospital-Flagler, Bunnell. 

Mrs. Murphy was a resident of her native Flagler County for more than 40 years. She graduated from Flagler Palm Coast High School in 1976. Mrs. Murphy formerly worked at Memorial Hospital-Flagler; Indigo Pines Nursing Home, Daytona Beach, and as a crossing guard for the Flagler Country Sheriff's Department for 13 years. She was a member of St. Paul Baptist Church, Espanola, where she served on the Usher's Board. 

Survivors include her husband of 25 yeas, Clarence; five sons, Clarence Murphy Jr., Bunnell, Cornelius, Javon and D'Waun Murphy, all of Palm Coast, and Christopher Fuqua, Fort Stewart; two daughters, Takesha and Aleshia Murphy, both of Palm Coast; her stepfather, Willie Watson, Ormond Beach; two sisters, Mahalia Hill and Emma Bennett, both of Bunnell; and seven grandchildren.

Flagg-Serenity Memorial Chapel, Palatka, is in charge. 

Palatka, Florida

Alzie Lee "L'il Mama" Murphy, 43, of Palm Coast, entered the sunset of life on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2002, at Memorial Hospital Flagler, Bunnell following a brief illness.

She was a native of Flagler County, born Feb. 11, 1958, to the late Kasey Charles and Bertha (Love) Godwin Sr. She has been a resident of Flagler County for more than 40 years. She was a graduate of Flagler-Palm Coast High School's class of 1976. Alzie was a member of St. Paul Baptist Church, Espanola, where she served faithfully on the Usher's Board. She was employed as a school crossing guard for more than 13 years by the Flagler County Sheriff's Office and more recently was employed by the Flagler County District School Board as a school bus aide.

She was a dedicated employee who also formerly worked at Memorial Hosptial Flagler, Bunnell and Indigo Pines Nursing Home, Daytona Beach. "L'il Mama" was very kind, compassionate and courageous throughout her declining health.

Preceding her in eternity were father, Kasey Charles Godwin Sr.; mother, Bertha Godwin Watson; sister, Rosetta Harris; and mother-in-law, Christine Murphy Fuqua.

To cherish her in memory forevermore, her loving and devoted husband of 25 years, Clarence E. Murphy Sr.; five sons, Clarence Edward (Andrea) Murphy Jr., Bunnell; Christopher (Ebony) Fuqua, U.S. Army at Fort Stewart; Cornelius Kentrell Murphy Sr., Javon Dwayne Murphy and D'Waun Jermaine Murphy, all of Palm Coast; two daughters, Takesha Lashawn Murphy and Aleshia Nicole Murphy, both of Palm Coast; two sisters, Mahalia (John) Godwin Hill and Emma Bennett, both of Bunnell; one brother, Kasey (Jackie) Godwin Jr.; seven grandchildren, Quayshaen Lee Murphy, Marquia Marvell Murphy, Tamia Wilson, Unique Simone Murphy, Sarah Murphy, Cornelius Kentrell Murphy Jr. and Christopher TaJon Fuqua; stepfather, Willie Watson of Ormond Beach; father-in-law, Leon (Addie Mae) Steward, Daytona Beach; sisters-in-law, Ruby Kay (Lester) Hodges, Dunn, N.C., Cynthia Ann (Elder Warren) Foster, Mavis Jacqueline Murphy, Palatka; Loquita Denise Fuqua, Gainesville; brothers-in-law, William Wayne (Ethel) Fuqua, Kenneth J. (Minette) Fuqua, Palatka; and Artie Clarence (Betty) Steward, Bunnell; host of other relatives and friends.

Homegoing service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 608 S. State Street, Bunnell, with the Rev. Willie Hymon, pastor, her pastor, the Rev. Dr. Frank Giddens Sr. of St. Paul Baptist Church, Espanola, as eulogist. Interment will be in Masonic Cemetery, Palm Coast. Visitation of family and friends will be from 5-8 p.m. at St. Paul Baptist Church Espanola and from 9 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at St. James. The cortege will assemble 10:20 a.m. Saturday at 13 Sea Ship Place, Palm Coast.

Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Flagg-Serenity Memorial Chapel.