Brenda McPherson

Brenda Kay McPherson, 75, of Paris, passed away at 8:35 p.m. EDT Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind. She was retired after many years as a teller with the former Citizens National Bank of Paris and previously worked at General Housewares of Terre Haute for a number of years.

At her request, no public services will be held. Private interment is at a later date. Templeton Funeral Home of Paris is in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. McPherson was born June 28, 1942, in Paris, the daughter of the late Roscoe C. and Norma Richardson Jones.

Survivors include two sons, Ron and Greg McPherson; and a granddaughter, Skylar Kirby, all of Paris.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Jones.

Mrs. McPherson will also be missed by an extended family of lifelong loving, caring and devoted friends. They shared many great times, special memories and many laughs. She was such an easy person to love and will be missed by many.

Memorials donations may be made to Paul Warner Animal Rescue or to the Edgar County Humane Association.

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