Mrs. Vera McPherson, 93, died Monday, July 18, 2016 at her home. Born Jan. 14, 1923, in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Porter McPherson and Ella Cribb McPherson and the widow of Roy McPherson.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Tim McPherson; three brothers, Phillip McPherson, Leon McPherson, Carson McPherson; and two sisters, Rebecca Cartret and Bessie McPherson.
Visitation was held Tuesday, July 19 at Beaverdam Original Freewill Baptist Church. Final rites were held Wednesday, July 20 at the church. Burial was in McPherson Cemetery, Chadbourn. Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City handled the arrangements.
She is survived by three sons, Jack McPherson and Ted McPherson (Clara), both of Chadbourn, Ned McPherson of Clarendon; three daughters, Margie Godwin, Judy Mehalic (Tom) and Pat Long (Terry), all of Chadbourn; one sister, Rachel Lang of Cary; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
A guest register is available at inmanwardfuneralhome.com.