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Maurine Francis McPherson

October 3, 1907 August 20, 1996
Maurine Francis McPherson
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Obituary for Maurine Francis McPherson

Maurine Francis McPherson, age 88, of Altus, Oklahoma was born October 3, 1907, in Aurora, Missouri, the daughter of the late Frank and Ethel (Dobbins) Strauss. She came to Altus in 1971 from Stillwell, Oklahoma. Mrs. McPherson passed away Tuesday, August 20th, 1996 in the Jackson County Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness.

Funeral Services will be Wednesday, 2:00 p.m., August 21, 1996 in the First Christian Church with Rev Keith Wiginton and Rev Dave Brummett officiating. Burial will be at Stillwell, Oklahoma in the Stillwell Cemetery, Thursday, August 22, 1996 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Jack Steele officiating, under the direction of Lowell Tims Funeral Home, Altus, Oklahoma.

On September 20, 1931 she and Younce B. McPherson were united in marriage at Stillwell, Oklahoma. Mr. McPherson preceded her in death on December 7, 1961. She was a loving mother, Grandmother and sister. Mrs. McPherson was a member of the First Baptist Church of Altus, Oklahoma.

Survivors include: two children, Frank A. McPherson and wife Nadine of Oklahoma City, OK and Ruth Carson and husband Phil of Altus, Oklahoma; one brother, John Nick Strauss and wife Tommie Ruth; a sister-in-law, Katy Strauss of Park Hill, OK; six grandchildren, David McPherson and wife Melanie of Atlanta, GA, Craig McPherson and wife Judy of Midland, TX, Mark McPherson and wife Regina of Victoria, TX, Bruce Carson and wife Lisa of Altus, OK and Rebecca Vestai and husband Richard of St. Louis, MO; four sister-in-laws and four brother-in-laws.

She was preceded in death by: her husband, Younce B. McPherson, 12-7-1961; her parents; one sister and two brothers.

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First Christian Church


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