Ella Murphy

April 23, 1943

July 8, 2019

Ella Murphy Fleming, 76, of Martinsville, Va., passed away Monday, July 8, 2019, at her home.

She was born April 23, 1943, in Bedford, Va., to the late Wilbur and Alice Thomas Murphy. She was a member of the Martinsville Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Garfield Fleming, Jr.; a sister, Rachael Minnis; and brother, Mark Murphy.

She is survived by her daughter, Carol Lynette Elder; sons, William Terry Fleming, Stephen Garfield Fleming, Derrick Ryan Fleming, David Nashon Fleming; sisters Odessa Brown, Glenda Davis, Dianne Jackson, Donna Johnson; brothers, Larry Murphy, Gerald Murphy, Wilbur Murphy; grandchildren, Michael Gravely, Brittney Maxie, Erica Elder, Terri Elder, Mara Fleming, Jared Fleming, Derrick Fleming, Jr.; and six great grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

The memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, with Minister Jeffrey Corbett officiating. The family will receive friends one hour before the service. Burial will be private.

Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.wrightfuneralservices.net