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Augusta "Gustie" Varnell McPherson
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Birth: Jan. 2, 1887
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1964
Bastrop
Morehouse Parish
Louisiana, USA

Mrs. L. A. McPherson of West Monroe, a former Caldwell resident, died early Sunday morning in a Bastrop hospital after a long illness at the age of 77.

She was the widow of the late Lee McPherson, who served on the Caldwell Parish police jury from ward 8 and also ward 9 quite a few years. The family resided up to the death of Mr. [Mc]Pherson in ward five and nine.

Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. from the First Church of Christ in Columbia with the Rev. Ruby Robertson in charge.

Burial was made in the Columbia Hill Cemetery under the direction of Riser and Son Funeral Home.

She was the daughter of the late Gus Varnell of ward five.

Survivors include three sons, E. A. McPherson and C. R. McPherson, both of Monroe; and Herman McPherson of Jena; a daughter, Mrs. Minnie Bell Martin of West Monroe; one sister, Mrs. A. J. Powell of Bastrop, 14 grandchildren and also 14 greatgrandchildren.

She is also survived by five half-brothers: Bill Varnell of Alexandria, Homer Varnell of Winnfield, Frank Varnell and Jimmy Varnell of Mt. Pleasant community, and Doc Varnell of Monroe; and two half-sisters.

Published in The Caldwell Watchman-Progress (Columbia, LA), Thursday, August 13, 1964 
 
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 Parents:
  Stephen Augustus Varnell (1863 - 1951)
  Talitha Ann Emmons Varnell (1863 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Lee Allen McPherson (1883 - 1962)*
 
 Children:
  Herman McPherson (1907 - 1977)*
  Sherman McPherson (1912 - 1922)*
  Lee Edward McPherson (1915 - 1943)*
  Crosby McPherson (1917 - 1990)*
  Minnie Bell McPherson Rawls (1920 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  Augusta Varnell McPherson (1887 - 1964)
  Tennessee "Tennie" Varnell Powell (1888 - 1965)*
  Harvey Richard Varnell (1892 - 1950)*
  Maggie Story Varnell Girod (1897 - 1959)*
  Joseph B. Varnell (1904 - 1969)**
  Homer Varnell (1910 - 1994)**
  Mora Varnell Parker (1913 - 1972)**
  Dock Varnell (1918 - 1996)**
  James Marvin Varnell (1922 - 1987)**
  Audie V Varnell Battaglia (1925 - 1973)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Columbia Hill Cemetery
Columbia
Caldwell Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Feb 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33970841
Augusta Gustie <i>Varnell</i> McPherson
Added by: Karen Klemm Pinckard
 
Augusta Gustie <i>Varnell</i> McPherson
Added by: Karen Klemm Pinckard
 
 
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- Ron Manley
 Added: Oct. 28, 2012
 
 
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