Born 5-9-1919 - Died 11-24-2001
Colon R. McPherson, 82, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001 at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. He was born May 9, 1919 in Hardy, Ark., the son of John Wesley McPherson and Maggie Young McPherson. He was a self-employed carpenter for many years and was a veteran of the U. S. Navy, having served during World War II.Survivors include two sons, Ray Brett McPherson of Reyno, Ark., and Danny Roy McPherson also of Reyno; and one daughter, Barbara Walker of Hoxie, Ark.Graveside services were Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2001 at 2 p.m. at the McCullough Cemetery near Hardy, with Rev. Floyd Rikard officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel in Highland, Ark.