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Katherine Murphy McClure

September 25, 1939 July 12, 2018
Katherine Murphy McClure
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Obituary for Katherine Murphy McClure

Katherine Murphy McClure, age 78 of Waco, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018. She was born September 25, 1939 in Russell County, Alabama, daughter of the late Luther Lambert Murphy and the late Shirley Streetman Murphy. She attended West Georgia College. She was the first female computer programmer in the United States and worked for NCR and Carrollton Federal. She loved playing the piano, picking up pine cones, and cleaning her yard. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Dewitt Andrew McClure, Jr; and brother, Leroy Murphy. She is survived by her children, Barbara and Mickey Eason of Carrollton, and Bryan and Pam McClure of Carrollton; sisters, Dorothy Salas and Lara Fuller both of Athens; seven grandchildren, Michael Eason, Marty Eason, Melissa Rawson, Shawn Rawson, Leia Pinson, Ryan McClure, and Kane McClure; and her beloved dog, Thor. In keeping with the family’s wishes, her body has been cremated and no service is planned at this time. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at

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Cremation has taken place. Memorial Service will be announced later.

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