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Jane Elizabeth Murphy-Hinton (Burris)

January 9, 1944 - April 15, 2017

Memorial services will be at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 16, at Fir Lawn Lutheran Church.

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Jane Elizabeth Murphy-Hinton, 73, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Saturday, April 15. She was born in Mountainair, New Mexico to Martin C. and Dorothy Elmira (Hamilton) Burris.

Jane lived in Belen, New Mexico until 1964 when she moved to Arizona. In 1972, she moved to Livermore, California. She moved to Sweet Home in 1986.

Jane was a member of the American Legion in Lebanon and the Fir Lawn Lutheran Church in Sweet Home. She volunteered her time at the Senior Center helping with Meals on Wheels. She enjoyed playing cards with her friends. She was a lover of people, especially her family.

Jane is survived by her sons, Bobby Murphy of Corvallis and Billy Murphy of California; daughters Jill Murphy-Lanto of California and Brenda Murphy of Sweet Home; sister Flora Murphy of Arizona; ten grandchildren; ten step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and five step-great-grandchildren.

Jane was preceded in death by her first husband, Pat E. Murphy, in 1989; second husband Larry A. Hinton in 2015; brothers James Burris and Martin L. Burris; brother-in-law Jim Murphy; one step-grandchild; and her parents.

Memorial services will be at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 16, at Fir Lawn Lutheran Church.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.