Lenora Murphey Bailiff
Sumter, SC – Lenora Murphey Bailiff, 77, entered into rest Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at NHC in Sumter SC.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00AM on Monday, October 11, 2021, from the Chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, with Reverend Richard Nevard officiating.
Mrs. Bailiff, daughter of the late Roy Leonard Murphey and Dorothy Jordan Erickson, was born in Savannah, GA. She retired from Ryan’s Family Steakhouse after 31 years of dedicated service. She was a member of Bible Deliverance Temple Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, who loved everybody.
She was preceded in death by her siblings, Michael Murphey and Debbie Campbell.
She is survived by her daughters, Brenda Jean Smith of Hephzibah, GA, Karen Lynn Thornton of Augusta, GA, and Julie Kitchens (Mack) of Sumter, SC; her grandchildren, Stephanie Richardson-Bussey, Kimberly Bower, Shaun Williams, Cassidy Kitchens, and Lydia Kitchens; her great grandchildren, Breana Bussey, Makayla Bower, Aryana Wilson, Kash Bussey, and Brayden Wilson; her sister, Vivian Irwin of Augusta, GA,
and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home, one hour prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bible Deliverance Temple, 1857 Fenwick St, Augusta, GA. 39094.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.