Ruth Beasley McPherson

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Ruth Beasley McPherson, 87, of Spring Hill, passed away Dec. 21, 2014.

A 1945 graduate of East High School and member of Pleasant Heights Baptist Church in Columbia, Ruth was employed as head accountant for many years with Tom Smith & Associates accounting firm.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Georgia Lynn Beasley, and sister, Ethel Beasley White.

She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Roy McPherson; son, Steve (Sandra) McPherson; daughter, Beverly (Steve) Bowman; grandchildren, Lyndi (Chad) Bailey, Amber (Josh) Schwartz, Jeff (Michelle) McPherson, and Angie Richter; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24, at Spring Hill Memorial Funeral Home, with Bro. Jerry Heflin and Bro. Peter Sierison officiating.

Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Serving as pallbearers will be Jeff McPherson, Steve Bowman, Chad Bailey, Josh Schwartz, Tommy Christianson, Jud McPherson, and Kayla Richter.

Honorary pallbearers will be Paul and Elizabeth Robertson, Robert and Shirley Wilkerson, Donna Christianson, and the Joy Sunday School class.

Spring Hill Memorial Park, Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.