Jacob Marion McPherson

Jacob Marion McPherson

Jacob Marion McPherson

    J. M. McPHERSON PASSES AWAY LAST EVENING

    At 8:30 last night J. M. Mcpherson, 74 years of age, 1099 North 
    Granbury, passed away surrounded by friends and loved ones. He had 
    been an invalid for nine years and had been seriously ill for 
    eighteen months. His death was due to nervous breakdown. The 
    funeral will be delayed awaiting the arrival of relatives. It is 
    thought the funeral will be held Monday, but the hour could not be 
    announced last night. The interment will be in the Pleasant Point 
    cemetery and the funeral service will be conducted by Rev. Geo. H. 
    Morrison of Haskell, Texas, who was formerly pastor of the First 
    Christian church here.

    Mr. McPherson was born in Simonsville, Va., on May 30, 1847 and he 
    came to Texas when quite a young man, locating in Dallas. He later 
    moved to Alvarado and lived there for more than thirty-five years and 
    he had been a resident of this city for eleven years.

    Mr. McPherson was a good husband and father and he had many friends 
    in Central Texas who will regret to learn of his death and who will 
    extend sympathy to the beraved relatives during this hour of 
    bereavement. He is survived by a wife and the following children.

    Albert McPherson, Cleburne; J. E. McPherson, Abilene; Roy McPherson, 
    Tipton, Okla; Carl McPherson, Burleson; Mrs. Casstevens, Lillian; 
    Mrs. W. E. Miller, 217 West Heard street, Cleburne; also a brother, 
    Benton McPherson, Joshua; a brother Jim McPherson, a resident of 
    Virginia and also a sister, Mrs. Lou Straley of Virginia.

    Cleburne Morning Review -- Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas -- 
    August 21, 1921 -- Sunday.