Smithfield: Obituaries

Jean Farmer McPherson

Jean Farmer McPherson age 77 died Tuesday in SECU Hospice Care Center, Smithfield, NC.

She was born in Florence County, SC and was the daughter of the late Liston and Ada Poston of Hannah, SC. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and great grandmother. She was a member Beaverdam FWB Church and the ladies auxiliary. She was a devoted Christian and faithful servant of the Lord. She loved her family, friends and church. Jean was committed to helping others and supporting her community.

She was preceded in death by her late husband Rev. Thomas Cole Farmer Jr. one brother, and four sisters. Jean has left behind her husband of 13 years James Howard McPherson of Clarendon, NC. Two sons: Andy M. Farmer and wife Vera of Pamplico, SC. Allen Farmer and wife Sherri of West Lafayette, IN. Three Daughters: Pam Hartfield and husband Tommy of Johnsonville, SC. Tammy Holland husband Terry of Middlesex, NC. Anglea Sullivan and husband Tommy of Smithfield, NC. Twelve -grandchildren, nine great- grandchildren, six step children and fourteen step grandchildren, ten step great- grandchildren, one brother and four sisters.

She was loved and will be missed by her family, friends and loved ones.

Family will receive visitors at Beaverdam FWB Church at 11:00AM Thursday. Funeral services will begin at 12 noon in the church.

Graveside services will be held at Stevens Chapel FWB Cemetery at 7856 Elevation Rd, Benson, NC. 27504. at approximately 2:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations may be made to the SECU Hospice House, Smithfield, NC or to Alzheimers Foundation of America 1305 Navaho Dr. # 101 Raleigh, NC 27609 in Jean Farmer McPherson memory.

Guest register is available at

A service of Inman Ward Funeral Home.