Detria Johnston Murphy

detria murphy

April 29, 1960 ~ January 18, 2023

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Detria Johnston Murphy, 62, of Asheville, passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at Mission Hospital.

A native of Buncombe Co., Detria was a daughter of the late Frank and Peggy Ann Crane Johnston. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Coston Charlie Murphy, Jr.

Surviving is her son, Frank Murphy; sister, Debora Johnston; and brother, Dennis Johnston.

Austin Maynor will conduct a memorial service at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, January 29, 2023, in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service, beginning at 2:00 p.m


Memorial Service: January 29, 2023 3:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


Visitation: January 29, 2023 2:00 pm - March 4, 2024 3:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Debbie sorry to hear your sister passed away. She fought a goog battle with her illness. Condolences to your family
    Glenn and Wanda

  2. Frankie, your mother was so dear to me and so many others. She will be so missed and the world is a better place because of the light she so beautifully shared with so many others. Thank you for sharing her with us.

  3. Frank so sorry to hear about your mother’s passing. May the Lord wrap his loving arms around you, and may you draw closer to him. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

  4. Dee, you’ve left a mark on my life. You always had something positive to say about every situation. I loved the way you Loved your baby boy ( Frankie). It was so obvious how much you loved him. Thank you for the friendship. We will meet again in Heaven as I know you’re up there. Love you!!

  5. We are praying for the family. May God comfort you as only He can. Sorry we cannot be there. God bless you all.
    Diane Hoffman and Family

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