ELLIE LAWAYNE MURPHREE, 79, Blountsville, died April 9, 2021, at the residence. Born March 30, 1942, he was a retired truck driver. Predeceasing him were wife Ada Lavera Yates Murphree, son Eugene Murphree, and parents Elmer Eugene and Nell Morton Murphree.
Surviving are children Frankie Murphree, Randa Jo Murphree, Melissa (Jimmy Jr.) Hallman; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was held April 12, at 1 p.m., at Blountsville Funeral Home. Burial followed at Roswell Creek Cemetery.