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Roberta Murphy

December 28, 1943 August 5, 2018
Roberta Murphy
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Roberta Murphy, 74, of Mount Carmel, Illinois passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.  She was born on December 28, 1943 in Christopher, Illinois the daughter of James and Mary (Roberts) Swingle. Roberta will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  In her free time, she loved working puzzles, word searches and watching gameshow’s.  She loved to be outdoors and enjoyed fishing.   Roberta will be remembered by her two daughters, Jenny (Kevin) Adams of Allendale, IL and Ann Haywood; step daughter’s, Daisy (Marty Reeves) Caudell and Beverly (Bob) Stuessel of Mount Carmel; step sons, Robert Murphy and David Murphy both of Carmi, IL; grandchildren, Jennifer Johnston, Candie Randolph, Dustin Murphy, Josh Murphy, Christina (Pat) Adams, Billy Moore, Patrick Beuligmann, Ruben (Hollie) Stuessel, Michelle Hemmerlein, Missy Nord and Hunter, Madison, Kennedy and Karlee Adams;  brother, Benny Swingle of Christopher, IL; sisters, Rose Baudison and Gloria Bruce; several nieces and nephews. Roberta was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jack Murphy; step sons, Mike Harms and Glenn Murphy.; step grandchildren, Amanda Murphy, Charlie Stuessel and Mike Harms, Jr.; brothers, Sonny Swingle and Tommy Swingle; sister, Alice Hayes. In keeping with Roberta’s wishes cremation rites have taken place.  Memorial Contributions can be made to Keepes Funeral Home, 1500 North Cherry Street, Mount Carmel, IL 62863 to help the family offset funeral expenses. Keepes Funeral Home is serving the family with the arrangements.  To view Roberta’s tribute wall and leave condolences for the Murphy family, please visit
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