Arthur Jerry Murphy
Arthur Jerry Murphy
  • February 11, 1957 - November 14, 2016
  • Sugar Land, Texas

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The childlike soul of Arthur Jerry Murphy went to be with the Lord Monday evening November 14, 2016 at 6:40 PM. Jerry was preceded in death by his father Arthur Oscar Murphy and his mother Frankie Jean Droigk Murphy. He is survived by his sister Theresa Jane Murphy O'Dell of Sugar Land, Texas, two nieces Leslie Jane O'Dell Armentrout of Sugar Land, Texas and Nicole Lynn O'Dell of Rosenberg, Texas and one nephew Caleb Jackson O'Dell of Sugar Land, Texas. One great niece Alyson Jayne Armentrout and one great nephew Cody James Armentrout of Sugar Land, Texas. Jerry's passing was the result of a cardiac arrest that occurred Thursday morning November 10, 2016 at approximately 10:30 AM CDT from which, because of severe brain damage from the lack of a heart rate and loss of respiration, he never regained consciousness. Jerry's Sugar Land, Texas funeral arrangements are being coordinated with Settegast-Kopf Co. @Sugar Creek at 15015 Southwest Freeway Sugar Land, Texas 77478. Jerry's Levelland, Texas funeral and burial arrangements are being coordinated by George Price Funeral Home 1400 Avenue J Levelland, Texas 79336. Jerry's Sugar Land, Texas viewing will be from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Wednesday evening November 16, 2016 at Settegast-Kopf and his memorial service will be officiated by Senior Pastor Matt Neely of Parkway United Methodist Church of Sugar Land, Texas Thursday afternoon November 17, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Settegast-Kopf Funeral Home with a reception to follow at the facility. Jerry will be available for viewing Saturday November 19, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM with a chapel service at George Price Funeral Home, 1400 Avenue J Levelland, Texas 79336 at 10:30 AM and laid to rest in the family plot in the City of Levelland, Texas Cemetery next to his mother, dad, grandmother, granddad, aunts and uncles on Saturday morning officiated by Pastor Jesse Hodge of The First Christian Church of Levelland, Texas. Jerry will always be loved and missed by many family, friends and caretakers, some old and some new but all that were very important and appreciated by Jerry and his surviving family members. Jerry's developmental disability never allowed him to develop a conception of time and distance. To Jerry it was "see my pretty watch". He could tell you where to turn but "it's not that far". In lieu of flowers, if you wish, please donate in Jerry's memory to Texana or your local religious organization.Arrangements under the direction of George Price Funeral Home, Levelland, TX.