Patricia Mcpherson

Published 11:01 am Sunday, March 22, 2020

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Patricia Dare Mcpherson, 79, of Elizabeth City, died March 19, 2020  at the Elizabeth City Health and Rehabilitation Center. A native of Belvidere in Perquimans County, she was born September 14, 1940 to the late Virginius Dare “Bill” Powers and Mildred Mizzell Powers and was the wife of the late Joseph Lee Mcpherson. She worked in food service with the public schools and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Days Saints.

Patricia is survived by daughter Joanna Forbes (Dempsey) of Shiloh; sons Lee Mcpherson (Gloria) of Camden and Preston Earl Mcpherson of Elizabeth City; sister Judith Wooten (Hank) of Elizabeth City; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by daughters Anita Kennedy and Patricia Faye Mcpherson;  son Phillip Keith Mcpherson; sisters Mary Inez Sawyer and Sandra “Bunch” Kline; and brothers Donald “Buddy” Powers, Melvin “Tommy” Powers and Joseph “Frank” Powers.

A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on March 23 at Twiford Memorial Chapel. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, is serving the McPherson family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at

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