|Birth: ||Mar. 12, 1889|
|Death: ||Jul. 24, 1957|
ELDON MCPHERSON, RURAL BARTLETT, DIES
"Eldon McPherson, 67, prominent farmer of near Bartlett, died Wednesday, July 24, at 2:45 p.m. in Mercy Hospital at Parsons, following an illness of about six weeks. He had lived in Labette County all of his life.
Mr. McPherson was born in Labette county, Kansas on March 12, 1891 near Bartlett. He farmed in that area for many years. He married Gladys A, Wiley on September 29. 1912.
Survivors, in addition to his widow, are a son, Harold E. of Sentinel, OK, a daughter, Mrs. Elaine Armstrong, of Lincoln, KS, three brothers, Gerald of Chetopa, Glen, of rural Chetopa, and Marley, of Dublin, IN. In addition, he is survived by eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Services will be tomorrow, Friday at 2:00 p.m., at the Bartlett Methodist Church with the pastor, Rev. J.W. Bolton of Chetopa officiating. Pall bearers wil be Charles Tullis, Tom Tullis, R.A. Tullis, Dale Polk, Junior Polk, and Milan Wiley, all nephews of the deceased. Singers will be Mrs. Carl Reitz, Mrs. Carl Murphy and Mrs. Fred Banzet, accompanied by Kay Reitz at the piano.
Interment will be in the Lake Creek Cemetery, near Bartlett under direction fo the Miller Funeral Home of Chetopa.
Sincere Thanks to Friends and Neighbors
"Words cannot express our gratitude to the many fine neighbors who so generously gave of their time and effort to prepare our ground and plant the 25 acres of beans for us. Our everlasting thanks to the following who participated:
Ralph Peters, Clyde DeCow, Merle Tomey, Charles Tullis, Harry Robbins, John Smith, Bill Ayres, Clifford Murphy, George Nickel, Lloyd Peters, Harold Leap, Robert Houts, Clifford Landrith, Glen McPherson, and Fred Harris."
Mrs. Eldon McPherson
George Washington McPherson (1861 - 1936)
Malissa Electa Veal McPherson (1864 - 1899)
Gladys A Wiley McPherson (1894 - 1961)*
Harold Eldon McPherson (1913 - 1970)*
J. Elaine McPherson Armstrong (1915 - 2008)*
Fairy Cleo McPherson (1883 - 1897)*
Gerald Leo McPherson (1885 - 1971)*
Glen Gerney McPherson (1886 - 1966)*
Eldon Edgar McPherson (1889 - 1957)
Zola Belle McPherson (1891 - 1891)*
Rhuie Vitura McPherson Landrith (1893 - 1918)*
Marley Vance McPherson (1895 - 1974)*
Lake Creek Union Cemetery
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Record added: Oct 28, 2009
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In memory of my Granduncle, may you rest in peace.|
Added: Feb. 16, 2012