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
Monday, February 25th
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
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