Albert Murphy was born in Thomaston, Georgia March 29, 1939 to John D. and Bessie Murphy. He attended Drake High School. He lived in Atlanta, Georgia for a while. Albert subsequently moved to Connecticut, and then to New York City. While residing in New York, he met and married, the love of his life, Ernestine Smalls. Out of this union they were blessed with two children, Mark Anthony, and Monique. Albert leaves to cherish his memory; wife, Ernestine Murphy; daughter, Michele Murphy of Atlanta, Georgia; Monique Murphy of New York City, New York; son, Mark Anthony and daughter-in-law, Maricruz Murphy of Los Angeles, California. He is proceeded in death by his daughter, Sharon Moore of Los Angeles, California. Albert also leaves one brother, John J. Murphy; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren; Jeremy, Atara, Raychel, Josh, Jervon, Leila, Anthony, Elias; great grandchildren, Cameron, and Jordan. Sister-in-law, Vivian Smalls; brother-in law, David S. Smith; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and his best friend Willie Skelton.
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