RETIRED BUSINESSMAN DIES AT 99 J.E. McPherson, 99, of Shady Oaks Nursing Home, died at 5 a.m. Monday in Hendrick Memorial Hospitalafter a long illness. Funeral is pending at Kiker-Warren Funeral Home. Born Nov. 6, 1874 in Dallas, he married Myrtle Graves in 1896 in Venus. She died in 1939. He married Mrs. Annie Flynn in Dallas in 1941. She died in 1979. Mr. McPherson moved to Abilene in 1919 from Knox City and was in the real estate and insurance business. He moved to Dallas in 1941 and lived there until March 1970, when he moved to Shady Oaks Lodge. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Ernest Harber and Thelma McPherson, both of 2033 Sylvan; two sons, A.B. of San Gabriel, Calif., and F.B. of Midland; a daughter-in- law, Mrs. P.G. McPherson of Dallas; two sisters, Mrs. William Yates of San Antonio and Mrs. John Casstevens of Burleson; three grandchildren, including Dr. William (Bill) King of 2310 Crescent. He was preceded in death by a son in 1962. Abilene Reporter News -- Abilene, Taylor County, Texas -- December 3, 1973 -- Monday.