Published On: Mon, Aug 12th, 2013

Murphy family receives mobile home following fire

Tribal Council representatives are shown handing over keys to Les and Judy Murphy to a mobile home given to them after they lost their home to a fire last week.  Shown (left-right) are Yellowhill Rep. David Wolfe, Birdtown Rep. Tunney Crowe, Murphy’s grandson, Les Murphy, Judy Murphy, Yellowhill Rep. B. Ensley and Painttown Rep. Tommye Saunooke.  Qualla Housing Authority employees sponsored a benefit lunch on Friday, Aug. 9 for the Murphy family which raised more than $3,500.  They are still accepting donations for the family.  (LYNNE HARLAN/EBCI Public Relations)

Tribal Council representatives are shown handing over keys to Les and Judy Murphy to a mobile home given to them after they lost their home to a fire last week. Shown (left-right) are Yellowhill Rep. David Wolfe, Birdtown Rep. Tunney Crowe, Murphy’s grandson, Les Murphy, Judy Murphy, Yellowhill Rep. B. Ensley and Painttown Rep. Tommye Saunooke. Qualla Housing Authority employees sponsored a benefit lunch on Friday, Aug. 9 for the Murphy family which raised more than $3,500. They are still accepting donations for the family. (LYNNE HARLAN/EBCI Public Relations)

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