Zella Mae Murphy (1935-2002)
|Zella Mae Murphy Bacon|
|Born:||5 Aug 1935 Pellston, Michigan|
|Died:||13 Feb 2002 Petoskey, Michigan|
|Father:||Thomas E. Murphy|
|Mother:||Clara M. O'Neil|
|Siblings:||Zella Mae Murphy|
|Spouse:||Enos Melvin Bacon|
|Married:||2 Aug 1952 Charlevoix, Michigan|
Enos Melvin Bacon|
Petoskey News-Review, February 13, 2002
Zella Mae Bacon, 66, of Ironton, died Feb. 13, 2002, at Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Ironton Congregational Church with the Rev. Michael Smith officiating.
Zella was born Aug. 5, 1935, in Pellston, the daughter of Thomas and Clara (O'Neil) Murphy.
She was raised in Charlevoix and attended Charlevoix High School.
On Aug. 2, 1952, she married Enos M. Bacon in Charlevoix.
Zella enjoyed camping. She loved her family, especially her children and grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Enos M. Bacon Sr., of Ironton; sons, Enos M. (Mary) Bacon Jr. of East Jordan, Thomas (Diane) Bacon of East Jordan, Kathy (Martin) Walker of Ironton; grandchildren, Enos M. Bacon III, Jesse Bacon, Debbie Bacon, Chris Bacon, Jenna Bacon; great-grandchildren, Jesse, Enos M. IV, Elizabeth Mae; brothers, James "Pete" Murphy of Pittsburgh, Pa., Donald "Bud" Murphy of Charlevoix; sisters, Sharon (Howard) Herriman and Helen Zeitler, all of Charlevoix.
Zella was preceded in death by a brother, Dale Murphy, and a sister, Betty Hurlbert. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Ironton Congregational Church. Arrangements are being handled by the Winchester Funeral Home in Charlevoix.