Frieda “Petey” Murphy, 82, of Bumpass passed away on Friday, November 4, 2022.
Frieda was born August 30, 1940, in Elkton, Maryland. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Catherine Vaught.
Frieda retired from the Department of Defense after 30 years of service. She was an avid bass fisher, gardener, seamstress and baker who also enjoyed playing the slots at Charlestown.
Survivors include her beloved husband of 46 years, James C. “Jim” Murphy; daughter, Beverly Miller and husband Tom; granddaughter, Megan Furtek and husband Justin; great granddaughters Emma, Samantha, and Addison; brother, Jim Vaught; and sister Marylou Trinko; nephew Travis Vaught; and nieces, Alison Taylor and Brenna Hovatter.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9 at Woodward Funeral Home, 200 Fredericksburg Ave., Louisa, VA. A service will follow at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery.