Texie Marie Murphy Napier 93, of Keysville, VA, passed peacefully on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. She was born on Never Mountain in Taylorsville, N. C., to Will and Nettie White Murphy on February 8, 1926. She was preceded in death by her husband Melvin Napier in 2003. Texie is survived by three children, Joyce, Derrick (Alice), and Douglas; her beloved grandchildren, April (Chip) Glasscock, and children Caitlyn and Zachary (Jessica), Kimberly (Gary) Newcomb and sons Logan (Storm) and Walker, and daughter Heather, Tamara Wright and daughter Chandler, Julie Duffey (Randy) and children Courtney Newman, Carabeth Francis, Cody Green, and his son Caleb, Eric (Whitney) Napier and daughter Ansley, Tracy Mayhew and children, Mollie and Noah, Jeff (Melissa) Duffey and sons Jefferson and Alex, Joshua (Rachel) Napier and children, Spencer, Eli, Ian, and Charlotte.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, January 30, 2020, at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, with interment to follow in the Eureka Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the funeral service. Please consider memorial contributions to the Drakes Branch Fire Department or the Keysville Fire Department or the Charlotte County Rescue Squad. The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, is serving the family.