73 year old Clyde Samuel Murphy of Dowelltown died Sunday at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. He was a dairy farmer. Born in Wilson County, Murphy was preceded in death by his wives, Rosie Tittle Murphy and Elizabeth Ferrell Murphy; a stepson, Dale Bain; parents, William Frank and Lily Caroline Ferrell Murphy; brothers, John, Frank, Dock, Jimmy, and Roy Murphy; and sisters, Bessie Lee Dodd, Jessie Mai Vanatta, and Betty Jean Murphy. He is survived by nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews and a step-daughter, Carolyn Murphy. Family and friends will gather at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday for a graveside service at Jennings Cemetery in Statesville. Brad Murphy will officiate. Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown is in charge of the arrangements.