Ruthie Murphree, 44, of Big Spring, Texas, died Wednesday Aug. 13, 2014, in Temple. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mount Olive Memorial Park with Pastor Michael Willard of Cornerstone Covenant Church officiating.
She was born to Patty and Maurice Sides on Nov. 11, 1969, in Odessa, Texas. Ruthie loved life, family and especially loved her children. She loved her Savior and knew she was saved.
She is survived by her husband, Jackie Murphree of Big Spring; her mother, Patty Sides of Big Spring; two sons, J.J. Murphree and Cody Murphree, both of Big Spring; one daughter, Krista Kay Murphree of Big Spring; one grandson, Jaiden Bryce Murphree of Big Spring; three brothers, Steve Croft, Ricky Sides and David Buckner and wife Donna, all of Big Spring; two sisters, Sheri and her husband Darrell Nichols of Big Spring and Missy Long and her husband Gary of San Saba, Texas; along with several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Maurice Sides and her grandparents, E.W. and Ruthie McCarty.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home and Chapel. Please pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com