Jennifer Bonita Murphy, 51, of 8072 U.S. 17 Pollocksville, died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern.
She was a 1981 graduate of Jones Senior High School and a 1985 graduate of Elizabeth City College, and joined the AKA Sorority. She was formerly employed at Bender School Supply, Cobb Daycare and Tucker Creek Elementary School.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Clinton Chapel Memorial AME Zion Church, 315 Hudson St., Pollocksville, with the Rev. Michael Burden and Elder E.C. Dobson officiating.
Interment will follow in the Killis Murphy Cemetery.
She is survived by one daughter, Sade Henry of the home; her mother, Charity Bryant Murphy of the home; and two sisters, Carleen Smith of Pollocksville and Natalie Morphis of Debary, Fla.
Ritualistic services will be conducted by The Theta Beta Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Society and Jupiter Chapter No. 52 Order of Eastern Star at 6 p.m. Friday at Oscar’s Mortuary, New Bern.
The family will receive friends at the home of George and Carleen Smith, 8042 U.S. 17, Pollocksville.