Nina Delight (Conaway) McPherson

December 6, 1930 ~ April 10, 2020 (age 89)


Nina Delight McPherson of Cherryville, Missouri passed away Friday, April 10, 2020 at the age of 89 years, 4 months and 4 days. She was born December 6, 1930 in Cherryville to James and Eura Halbert Conaway. On January 23, 1968 at the Crawford County courthouse, Nina was united in marriage to Clarence “Dail” McPherson.

She had attended Center Ridge Pentecostal Church at one time. Nina was one of the founders of the Ozark Trail Blazers. She loved her horses and rode in the Harvest Festival Parade for many years. Nina enjoyed farming, raising chickens, ducks, geese, cows and goats. She spent many years living and working on the farm that she shared with Dail and their family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Eura Conaway; and husband Dail McPherson.

She is survived by her son, Matthew Dail (Billie) McPherson of Steelville, MO; one daughter, Jimalee Deann McPherson of Cherryville, MO; two grandchildren, Madalyn McPherson of Steelville, MO and Josh (Amber) Whitman of Cuba, MO; one great-grand-daughter, Clara Marie Whitman; other relatives; and friends.

The Family chose cremation as the final disposition. There will be a Celebration of Life service at a later date.

The Family was served by the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, MO.

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Celebration of Life at a later date.

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