Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
March 11, 2014 10:55 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Donnabelle McPherson, 93, of Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014.

She was born July 10, 1920, in Amity, and was the daughter of the late Florin D. and Mary Ellen (DeVore) Burson.

Donnabelle was a member of First Baptist Church and was retired from Montgomery Ward after 50 years with the company.

She is survived by her daughter, Ellen M. (Don) Denhardt-Petty of Kentucky; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mildred Cox and Ruth Rehs; along with many nieces and nephews.

Donnabelle was preceded in death by her first husband, Jack Denhardt; second husband, Charles Olvey; and third husband, John McPherson; her son, Charles Denhardt; and four brothers and a sister.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, at 2 p.m., at Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. Friends may call Thursday at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until time of services. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in Donnabelle’s memory.

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