Tynor McPherson, 85, served as Baptist deacon for 51 years

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Tynor McPherson, of Hampstead, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015, at home. He was 85.

He was born May 3, 1930, in Columbus County, son of the late Hugh Thomas McPherson and Nola Nealy McPherson and was preceded in death by his sons, Tony and Wesley.

Tynor served the Lord for 51 years as a member and deacon of Providence Baptist Church and New Hope Baptist Church. He also served his country in the U.S. Army.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth McPherson, of Hampstead and his sister, Edna McPherson, of Beaver Dam.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, at Providence Baptist Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow at Sea Lawn Memorial Park.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Andrews Mortuary.

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