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Mary Magdalene Droze Murphy
  • August 1, 1922 - May 12, 2017
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Fort Johnson Baptist Church
    1473 Camp Road
    James Island, SC 29412

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“Linda, Donnie and I are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! Please let us know if we can do anything for...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Hultin - Charleston, SC

“Heaven welcomed another mother in the recent passing of your mother. So sorry for your loss, Murph. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Sharon Bowick - Alpharetta, GA

“Linda and Michael...I was so sorry to hear about your Mother. I hope you will take comfort in all the good memories of her and in the support of your...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Debra Miller - Greenville, SC

“Linda and Michael...I am so sorry to hear about your mother. I hope you will take comfort in all the great memories of her and in the support of your...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Linda and Steve, Sorry for your loss. May you hold her in your heart forever. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Donna Cochrane - Wilmington, DE

“Linda and famIly, I'm so sorry for your loss. She was a sweet lady. Now she's doing the love of her life in heaven and there's one more angel...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Natalie Stevens - Orlando, FL

“Linda and Micheal so very sorry for your loss,mom was a beautiful loving lady that will be missed greatly. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Kathy Thomas - Mr. Pleasant, SC

“Linda and Michael I am sorry for your loss but we know she is reunited with her loved ones. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Susan Heins - Moncks Corner, SC

“Happy Mother's Day my sweet momma! I miss you so much but I know that you are in heaven with all the family now and that is a great comfort. I will...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Frederick - Charleston, SC


Mary Magdalene Droze Murphy, 94, of Charleston, South Carolina, wife of the late William Henry Murphy, entered into eternal rest Friday, May 12, 2017.

Her funeral service will be held at the graveside, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 in Holy Cross Cemetery, 604 Fort Johnson Road at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends Monday in J. HENRY STUHR INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Mary was born August 1, 1922 in Berkeley County, South Carolina to the late James Fletcher Droze and the late Rubell Beatrice Ballentine Droze. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her two children, Linda M. Frederick (Stephen) of Charleston, SC and Michael Patrick Murphy of Charleston, SC; two grandsons, Stan Frederick of Sarasota, FL and Robert Frederick (Jennie) of Charleston, SC and a great-grandson, Foxworth Frederick. She was predeceased by her son, Richard Thomas Murphy.

Memorials may be made to Fort Johnson Baptist Church, 1473 Camp Road, James Island, SC 29412.