Ruby Pauline Murfin of Willow Springs, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, in Springfield Villa Nursing Home, Springfield, Mo. Pauline was born in Hartshorn, Mo., to William Estel (Bill) and Alvia (Hall) Murfin on Jan. 3, 1928, making her 91 years of age at her passing. 

Pauline was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, James, Wayne and Harold Murfin; and 2 sets of infant twins. 

Pauline is survived by two sisters in-law, Carol Murfin of Springfield, Mo., and Betty Murfin of Willow Springs, Mo.; nieces: Karen Erb and husband David of Mountain Grove, Mo., Brenda Brasier and husband Joe of Cabool, Mo., and Carla Watson and husband Phil of Rogersville, Mo. Pauline is also survived by two great-nieces and three great-nephews. 

Pauline lived in the Hartshorn area before moving to Willow Springs with her parents in the early 1960s. Pauline accepted Jesus Christ into her heart and was baptized at an early age, attending church in Summersville prior to moving to Willow Springs. 

Pauline will be missed by many friends and family. 

Visitation will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. with funeral services following at 2 p.m. at Bradford Funeral Home in Summersville with interment in Antioch Cemetery in Hartshorn. Services are under the care of Bradford Funeral Home in Summersville. Online condolences may be left at

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