Official Obituary of

Helen M. Murphy

April 20, 1951 ~ February 15, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Helen Murphy Obituary

Helen Marie Murphy, 71, of Mahomet, IL, went to her heavenly home on February 15, 2023.

She was born April 20, 1951 in McLouth, KS, to Kenneth & Grace Schenck. She married Rev. Patrick Murphy February 19, 1972. They served the Lord together at Green Lake, WI, and at churches in Arthur, Bourbon, Benton, and Charleston, IL. She also worked for many years as a school secretary. She was a beloved wife, mother, sister, and friend to many. She loved the Lord and loved to help others. She is survived by her husband Patrick Murphy; brother Carl Schenck of Albuquerque, NM; daughter Heather Fox of Colfax, IL; son Michael Murphy of Denver, CO; 9 grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren.

A visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 on Monday February 20, 2023 at Blair-Owens Funeral Home (102 E. Dunbar) in Mahomet.  The funeral service will be at 11:00 on Tuesday February 21 at First Baptist Church (402 S. Elm St.) in Mahomet, with Pastor Brian Romanowski officiating.  A second visitation will also be held one hour prior to the service.  In accordance with Helen's wishes she will be cremated and interment will be private.

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February 20, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Blair-Owens Funeral Home
102 E. Dunbar
Mahomet, IL 61853

February 21, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First Baptist Church
402 S. Elm
Mahomet, il 61853

Funeral Service
February 21, 2023

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church
402 S. Elm
Mahomet, il 61853


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