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Sylvia McPherson (1923 - 2013)

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Sylvia Tartas McPherson


Sylvia Tartas McPherson, 89 went to be with her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Sunday, April 7, 2013 (Rev 21: 1-5).

Born in Chicago, IL, she was the daughter of the late Maurice and Goldie Greenfeld Tartas.

Mrs. McPherson served in the US Navy in World War II. She was the officer in charge of training homing pigeons at the Tillamook, OR training facility. There were only 20 pigeon instructors serving during the war. She was a homemaker.

Surviving are two sons, David McPherson of Greenville and Robert McPherson of Redondo Beach, CA; a sister, Esther T. Klegerman of Austin, TX; 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

A Memorial service will be held Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Haywood Estates.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown.

Published in The Greenville News on Apr. 10, 2013
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