LaVona M. Murphy, 84, Hill City, died Friday, July 13, 2018, at Graham County Hospital, Hill City.

She was born Feb. 21, 1934, in Dighton to Peter Orville and Retta May (McClelland) Eitel.

She married James Murphy on July 8, 1956. He preceded her in death April 13, 2001.

Survivors include a son, Michael Murphy, Dumas, Texas; a daughter, Marsha Deines, Derby; a sister, Gladys Young, Scott City; and two grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Stinemetz Funeral Home, Hill City; burial will be at 4 p.m. Thursday in Dighton Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday with family present to receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Graham County Hospital or First Baptist Church, Hill City in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family at