Patrick Murphy


BLYTHEVILLE — James Patrick Murphy, 58, of Blytheville departed this life Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, in Blytheville.

He was born June 21, 1962, in Little Rock to James Benjamin and Doris Ellen Worthy Murphy. He was a former funeral director and embalmer for Murphy Funeral Home in Lepanto and Marked Tree.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Pat is survived by his wife, Carisa Lindley Murphy of Blytheville; one stepson, Allen Wayne Lynch of Byhalia, Miss.; one stepdaughter, Jacki Ann Lynch and her fiancé Cody Brazel of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; two stepgrandchildren, Cris Wright and Amber Wright; one step-great-grandson, Bentley; and his three dogs, Brutus, Ladybug and Gypsy.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the care of Delancey-Murphy Funeral Home in Lepanto.

Online registry: www.delanceymurphyfuneral