Thelma McPherson 94, Abilene school teacher for 32 years, died Wednesday in a local hospital.Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Abilene First Baptist Church with Dr. Phil Christopher officiating.
Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery , directed by North's Funeral Home, 242 Orange.
Mrs. McPherson was born in Johnson County and moved to Abilene in 1917. She earned a bachelor's
Degree in 1930 and master's degree in 1948, both from Hardin-Simmons University . She taught school for a total of 40 years and was a teacher at Seminole, Big Lake and Abilene High School . She begin teaching English at Jefferson Junior High when it opened in 1942 and retired in 1969. She was a member of the Hendrick Medical Center Auxiliary for many years and First Baptist Church .
Survivors include several nieces and nephews, including Dr. William King of Abilene .
Visitation will be from 6-730 p.m. today in the funeral home