Melva G. Murphy, 90, of Fremont, OH passed away on December 1, 2019 at Valley View Health Campus, Fremont, OH. She was born on April 23, 1929 in Fremont, OH the daughter of Ervin and Maude (Bowers) Michaels. Melva was a graduate of Jackson-Burgoon High School.
Melva married Vaughn Smith and he preceded her in death. She then married Kenneth C. Murphy on December 18, 1992 in Clyde, OH and he preceded her in death on June 7, 2016. Melva was a homemaker and worked at Singer Controls for several years. She enjoyed fishing, bluegrass music and she played the harmonica.
Melva is survived by granddaughter, Michelle Smith and great-grandson, Rylie Elswick both of Cleveland, OH and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Vaughn Smith and Kenneth Murphy; son, Bradley Smith; siblings, Robert Michaels, Opal Saionz and Maribel Hetrick.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, December 9, 2019; 11:00 a.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E State St., Fremont, OH with one hour of gathering prior to the service.
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont, OH
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Sandusky County Food Pantry, 129 Bidwell Ave., Fremont, OH 43420.Print Obituary & Condolences