MAURY COUNTY NATIVES AND
FORMER RESIDENTS INTERRED ELSEWHERECORDER, Evalyn Murphy
90. Died Friday, June 18, 2004, at Lakeshore
Wedgewood in Nashville Tennessee after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Corder was
a beloved mother, and grandmother and a charter member of the Concord
Road Church of Christ. She graduated from CuIleoka High School in Maury County
Tennessee. In her early career Mrs. Corder worked in sales for Penny’s and
Cain Sloan’s Department Stores. In later years, she was a homemaker and was a
one time designated a
Presidential AVON Lady for her exceptional sales and for 25 years of service.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Wilson Corder. She is
survived by two daughters, Susan Corder (David) McQueen and Nancy ‘Corder
(Michael) Lewis;.a son, James (Cathy) ‘Corder, Jr.; a sister, Mildred Jobe;
and seven grandchildren. Funeral Services will be 1 p.m. Monday in the
‘Woodlawn Chapel of Roses with, her son, James W. Corder, Jr, officiating.
Interment will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park with Brother Phil Sanders
and Brother Harold Baker officiating. Grandsons will serve as Pallbearers.
Visitation with the family will be Monday
11:00 to 12:30 at Woodlawn Funeral Home, 660 Thompson Lane, (615) 383-4754.
Information from a Tennessean
modified for this site by a distant cousin Jack Dugger. 6/30/2004. Jack informs
us Evalyn was the daughter of Phinney Murphy and grew
up in Maury County on Phinney Murphy Road. She was a distant relative of Jack's.
Her father was the son of Mr. "Pink" Murphy who built the old historic
Murphy House at Southport about 1890.