Phyllis L. McPherson, 82, of Benton passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018 at the Herrin Hospital.
She was born in Logan, IL on March 14, 1936, the daughter of Johnie & Ethel (Denham) Smothers. She was married to Joe McPherson and he preceded her in death on September 28, 1993.
Mrs. McPherson was a Homemaker.
Phyllis is survived by her:
Kimberly Hickam & husband Bruce of Cambria
Richard McPherson & wife Janet of Remington, VA
Gayla Peavey & husband Steve of West Frankfort
Marci Killeen & husband Kyle of San Diego, CA
Amanda Hickam of Johnston City
Toni Marie Terry & husband Bobby of Murfreesboro, TN
Richard Joseph McPherson of Logan
Samantha Jo Denmark & husband Andreus of Prattville, Alabama
Chloe Marie Peavey of West Frankfort
2 Great-Grandchildren: Logan Michael & Maxwell
1 Sister: Dorothy L. Siddens of Cape Girardeau, MO
1 Niece: Lisa Lambert of Cape Girardeau, MO
1 Nephew: Stanley Wicks & wife Debbie of Cape Girardeau, MO
Mrs. McPherson was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, 1 Son-Mark A. Smothers and by 1 Brother-in-law-Charles "Dutch" Siddens.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Monday, April 9th at the Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton with Rev. Larry Clyatt officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic & Oddfellows Cemetery in Benton. Visitation will be from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. on Monday at the funeral home.