Jackie L. Murphy, 77, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 11:08 A.M. October 4, 2018 at her residence. She was born July 24, 1941 in Benton, Illinois to the late Laverne and Lucille Conner.
Jackie is survived by her son, Chris Murphy of Mount Vernon; daughter-in-law, Judy Murphy of Indianapolis, Indiana; grandchildren, Nicholas Aaron Murphy, Jessica Allison Murphy, and Kelley Andrew Murphy; and brothers, Jim Conner and Kenny Conner, both of Benton.
In addition to her parents, Jackie was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Aaron Murphy; son, Timothy Murphy; and brother, Don Conner.
Jackie loved to travel and owned and operated the Air and Sea Travel Agency in Mount Vernon for several years. She enjoyed cooking for her children and grandchildren, who she treasured dearly. Jackie will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at Old Union Missionary Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Memorials may be made to the Old Union Missionary Baptist Church.