James Hester McPherson

James Hester McPherson 82, of Demopolis, passed away April 17, 2017, at home. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m Wednesday April 19, 2017, from Old Belmont Church Cemetery with Ben Sherrod officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes Demopolis Chapel directing. Visitation will be held Tuesday April 18, 2017, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Funeral home.

Mr. McPherson was born July 13, 1934, in Belmont, to James Hester and Eleanor Phares McPherson.

James is preceded by his parents; wife, Barbara Ann Cost McPherson; son, James Franklin McPherson “Frank”; brother, Richard McPherson and his wife Ilene Cobb.

Survivors include his daughter, Victoria Anne McPherson Rice (Tony) of Demopolis; brother, Charles E. “Buddy” McPherson (Betsy Hamner); grandchildren, Ashley Leigh Johnson Shows (Mint), Meredith Anne Garner Cannon (Trey), and Brandi Lane McPherson; great grandchildren, Grayson Harper Shows and Emerson Kate Shows.

Pallbearers will be Bud Phillips, Lane Phillips, Mike McPherson, Mark McPherson, Chuck Dodson and Russ McPherson.

Honorary pallbearer will be David Dill.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Old Belmont Cemetery Fund, c/O Annette Howard, 9870 Sumter 23, Livingston, Al., 35470.

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