Audrey Marsh McPherson, age 86, of Cameron, NC was peacefully received unto Jesus on Wednesday, April 19th in her home surrounded by her family.

 

Born March 31, 1931 to Oscar and Mamie Marsh of Cameron, NC.   Audrey attended Cameron School then graduated from Louisburg College in 1950 where she participated in every club, was chosen for the May Day Court and played on the women's basketball team.

 

Audrey was a lifetime active member of the Cameron Presbyterian Church where she received the Presbyterian Women Honorary Lifetime Membership Award and was ordained as a deacon in December, 1974.

 

She served as the Assistant Clerk of Court before retiring from the State in 1992.  Audrey's prior employment included Duke University, Sanford Furniture Company, and Moore County Schools.

 

Audrey deeply loved her family and was a true classy southern lady in every way.   She was a gifted gardener,  huge Duke basketball fan,  and loved life and everyone she met.

 

Cameron held a special place in her heart, proud and grateful to call Cameron her home and always enjoyed sharing it's rich history and unique charm.

 

Her home was an open door to all and she embraced all who entered as family.  Most referred to her as "Miss Audrey" or "Grandma Audrey". Audrey was loving, kind, strong in her faith, and her outer beauty reflected her internal beauty, simply put, those who knew her could see Jesus through her with every interaction.

 

She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, John McPherson.  She is survived by her four children, John McPherson and wife Rhonda from Florida, Sylvia Caddell and husband Andy, Cameron, Jim McPherson and wife Debbie of Cameron and Mandy Lowe and husband Doug from Greensboro.  19 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.

 

Visitation will be Friday, April 21st from 6-8pm at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home In Carthage, NC .  Funeral service and graveside burial will be held Saturday, April 22nd at 2pm at the Cameron Presbyterian Church, Cameron, NC.

 

The family wishes to thank her very special and dedicated caretakers for the loving care they provided her during the past year.

 

Memorials may be made to the Cameron Presbyterian Church,  P.O. Box 68, Cameron, NC 28326.

 

Condolences may be made at: PinesFunerals.com

 

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  1. SHADES OF ELEGANCE was sent by The Sheraton Raleigh Hotel.

    You and all your loved ones are in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest condolences from your Sheraton Raleigh Hotel Family.

    But especially from Kevin, Maite & Heather.

  2. To John, Jim, Sylvia, and Mandy and families: Our hearts are saddened to hear the news of your mom’s death. She was such an attractive, gracious person. May it be a comfort to you to know that she is with her Lord and out of pain now. She was a goo

  3. Sylvia and entire family – I was saddened to hear of your sweet Mother’s passing. May you find peace and may God wrap his arms around you during this difficult time. God bless! Love ya , Jayne

  4. Sending my dearest sympathy to all the family members.Audrey’s in God’s hands ds with all his glory shinning on her. She is now pain free and peace also with her husband.she was such a loving and caring person. She was friends with everyone she met. There

  5. Jimmy,

    I mourn with you as you grieve your mother’s death but I also rejoice with you know she is now with our Heavanly Father. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Joe Wood

  6. Audrey was one of the first people I met when I moved to Moore County,

    she was such a friend and a true southern bell. Over the years she was always such a kind and giving person. Her community and I will miss her.

    My heart goes out to her chi

  7. Sylvia and Family

    I worked in the Court system with Audrey and loved her to pieces. She was a beautiful person inside and out. So sorry for your loss.

  8. To: Jim, Debbie, and family. It is with great sadness that I learned of your mother’s passing. I’ve known your mother since the 1980’s when we both worked in the court system and later when she graciously agreed to serve as my appointee to the Moore Count

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