Bettye Jane Murphy
January 13, 1941 - January 17, 2023

Bettye Jane Murphy, age 82 of Monticello, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at her home. She was born January 13, 1941, in Hampton, AR to the late Horace Ivy and Georgie Ginn Ivy.
She was the widow of Norman Murphy, a retired secretary and homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. In addition to her husband and parents, she was also preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.
Survivors include her son, Douglas Murphy and wife Judy Brint-Murphy of Sherwood; two sisters, Peggy Norman of Pine Bluff and Bobbie Rogers and husband Daniel of Hampton; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; along with her fur babies.
Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m. Friday, January 20, 2023, at Union Ridge Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home preceding the graveside service. You can sign Mrs. Bettye's guestbook page at

Obituary Provided By:
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71655