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Mary McPherson: Clarendon

    Mary McPherson of Clarendon died Monday, Feb. 17 in Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter in Whiteville. She was 83.
    Born in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Lee Carter and Nora Norris Carter.  
    In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter McPherson; daughter, Deborah Jean McPherson Wilkins; one brother, Henry Carter; two sisters, Betsy Gore and Mava Hill.
    She is survived by a daughter, Cynthia “Cyndi” McPherson Poston of Chadbourn; a son, Walter M. “Toby” McPherson of Clarendon; two sisters, Annie Lee Koop of Chicago, Ill., Beverly Franklin of Wilmington; seven grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.
    Visitation was planned from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19 in Inman Funeral Home in Tabor City.
    Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20 in the Inman Funeral Home Chapel in Tabor City, with burial following in the McPherson Cemetery, Chadbourn.
    A guest register is available here.

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