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Tricia Gayle (Thomas) Murphy

October 8, 1968 ~ February 6, 2022 (age 53)


Mrs. Tricia Gayle (Thomas) Murphy, age 53, of Villa Rica passed away on Sunday, February 6, 2022. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on Tuesday, October 8, 1968. Mrs. Murphy was the daughter of the late, William Thomas, Jr. and the late, Joselyn Faye (Jones) Thomas. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Murphy is preceded in death by her brother, Butch Thomas.

Mrs. Murphy was a loving mother, wife, sister and friend.  After receiving her Master’s Degree, Mrs. Murphy made a career as an Investment Banker and later, a Property Manager. She was always learning, and after moving to Georgia, she started learning the Spanish language. She enjoyed playing Bingo as well as collecting Coca Cola and Pillsbury Dough Boy memorabilia and spending time with her friends, family and special pet, Little Mickey. Mrs. Murphy was always trying to help folks, would give you the shirt off her back, and really enriched folks lives when they got to know her. Above all Mrs. Murphy loved her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Survivors include her husband, Michael Murphy of Villa Rica; her daughters, Brittany Murphy of Villa Rica and Kaila Murphy of Daphne, AL; her sister, Tracee Anderson of Detroit, MI and a number of other relatives.

In accordance with Mrs. Murphy’s wishes, she will be cremated.

Messages of condolence can be made to the family by signing the online Tribute Wall at www.croftfuneralhome.com .

Cremation services are being provided by Hutcheson-Croft Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Temple.


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