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Funeral Arrangements Set for Billy J. Murphy University News
For release: February 24, 2008
For press information, contact Curt Guenther

Funeral arrangements have been made for Billy J. Murphy, long-time University of Memphis football coach and athletic director.

Sunday, February 24th
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Memphis Funeral Home ( click here for a map)
5599 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38119

Funeral Service:
Monday, February 25th
11:00 a.m.
Germantown Baptist Church ( click here for a map)
9450 Poplar Ave.
Germantown, TN 38139

The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to:

The Friends of Larry Finch Foundation
Bancorp South
7800 Winchester
Memphis, TN 38125

Billy J. Murphy Scholarship Fund
c/o U of M Foundation
120 Alumni Center
Memphis, TN 38152-3760

The John Bramlett Ministries, Inc.
P.O. Box 1747
Cordova, TN 38088-1747

Billy J. "Spook" Murphy died Thursday, February 21, at Trezevant Manor in Memphis at age 87. For more information about the life and accomplishments of Billy J. Murphy, please see the following article: Long-time Former Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Billy J. Murphy Passes Away.

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