Janet K. Murphy, 64, born Aug. 10, 1944, in Pawnee City, Neb., passed away March 4, 2009. Survived by her husband of 46 years, William B. Murphy; children, Michael P. Murphy, Joseph W. Murphy, Stephanie D. Murphy and Angela M. (Russ) Ellis; four grandchildren, Heather, Nicole, Brian and Matthew Ellis, all of Pueblo; brother, James W. Gilmore of Appling, Ga.; and nephews, Wesley Shane (Amy) Gilmore of Grovetown, Ga., and Patrick R. Gilmore of Savannah, Ga. Most loving wife, mom, sister, 'Nawnee,' aunt and friend. The strongest woman we knew. As per her request, there will be no viewing or services. Interment will be held in Columbus, Neb. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Nawnee, I love you so much, You will NEVER leave my heart. I can’t explain in words how much I miss you. Thank you so much for everything you have done for me over the past 16 1/2 years, I miss hearing your stories, and going to the store with you. It hurt me so bad to see you in the pain that you were in. I wish I could have helped more! I hope you knew that I loved you, and would do ANYTHING for you. We all miss you dearly. Love always, your oldest granddaughter, Heather

    Papa, Uncle Mike, Uncle Joe, Aunt Steph, and Mom, Nawnee loved you guys with the passion. You guys did so much for her and I know she greatly appreciated it. Even if she couldn’t show it, I know that she would have loved to give back to you when she was better. I hope you guys know that I will always be here for you, I’ll do anything for you as well. I love you guys so much!!! You guys are the closest family I have and nothing will change that. I am right here if you need me. Thank you for everything!! I am so lucky and blessed to have you guys in my life. I don’t know who I would be without you.
    With Love,
    Your Granddaughter, Daughter and Niece,
    Heath

  2. I am very sorry for your loss. I will miss mom very much. I always enjoyed spending time with her. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

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