Silvie Worrell-Murphy

Published 8:06 am Friday, September 18, 2009

Name: Silvie Worrell-Murphy

Age: 45

Occupation and title: Assistant manager in Southampton High School cafeteria

Spouse’s name: William M. Murphy Sr.

Children’s names and ages: TaNeshia Jenkins, 25, Antonio Grant, 29, William Jr., 18

Church affiliation: Shiloh Baptist Church, Boykins

Pet I’d like to own: Poodle again

People say I look like: My sister (Theresa)

Favorite movie of all time: Any gospel shows

TV show I never miss: “NCIS”

The secret to happiness is: Love

I wish I knew how to: Sew

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Pork chops, fish and baked chicken

Three words that best describe me: Friendly, supportive, dependable

Book currently on my nightstand: Bible

My proudest achievement: When my son (William) graduated

My most humbling moment: When people mistreat one another

My most recent trip: North Carolina

My life won’t be complete until: I see my grandchildren grown up

My friends think I’m: Too funny

I really lose my cool when: People don’t want to help each other

Favorite pro sports team: Redskins

Favorite color: Blue

What’s the best life lesson you’ve learned, and who taught you? Doing God’s works. My pastor (Curtis Mitchell) sister (Bettie Faison) and husband (William) taught me that lesson.

What’s the best decision you’ve made in life? To help anyone along the way

Which local charitable or nonprofit organization do you wish more people would support? Red Cross

What gives you the blues? Losing a loved one

What’s your best childhood memory? My sisters and I had to get wood in the wintertime.