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Amanda Katherine McPherson

Thursday, March 16, 2006

Amanda Katherine McPherson, 89, Coatesville, died Wednesday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville.

Born in Mitchell, Ind., she was the daughter of David and Dessie (Kindred) Ray.

She married Emmett McPherson in 1933. He preceded her in death.

A graduate of Mitchell High School, she was a homemaker and also worked as a receptionist for Mayor Barton's office.

She was a member of the Groveland OES No. 330, Groveland Women's Club, Den Mothers, past president of PTA School No. 67, and New Winchester Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include sons Kenneth Leon McPherson and wife Linda Lou, Groveland, Michael Earl McPherson, Gosport, and Sam McPherson, Coatesville; sisters Violet Ragsdale, Bedford, and Wilma Fields and husband Howard, Mitchell; nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will take place at noon on Saturday, March 18, at New Winchester Missionary Baptist Church with the Revs. George Keehler and Buddy Goss officiating.

Burial will follow at Bainbridge Cemetery.

Visitation is from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at the church.