Sara “Sallie” Jean McPherson

Sara Sallie Badger McPherson, 77 went to be with the lord on April 13, 2013 at her home. Sallie was born on February 13, 1936 to Sidney and Florence Badger in Carbondale, KS. Sallie attended Carbondale Schools. Sallie was united in marriage to Virgil on January 3, 1953 in Topeka, KS. Sallie was a very active member of Grantville United Methodist Church as a treasurer. She was also a member of the UMW and was involved in the planning and construction of fellowship hall. Being a multi-tasked person, she also was the bookkeeper for McPherson Wrecking. She loved the lord, her family, the community, and friends. Sallie was also involved in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. She was a volunteer and the elementary school in Grantville for many years while her children and grandchildren attended. She was active in 4-H for many years. She was a wonderful mother to seven children. Sallie is survived by Virgil he husband of 60 years, Son Virgil and his wife MaLisa and family, Son Kent and his wife Terry and Family, Son Craig and Family, Daughter Marilyn and family, Son Scott and his wife Ellen and family, son Shannon and his wife Allyson and family, Son Matt and his wife Janie and family. Twenty one grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, and one great- great granddaughter. Sallie was preceded in death by her parents Sidney and Florence Badger, sister Beverly Tucker, and great grandson Christopher McPherson.
Memorials services will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 11AM at Grantville United Methodist Church in Grantville, KS located at 3724 South Street Grantville, KS. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Grantville United Methodist Church or Jefferson County Home Health and Hospice 1212 Walnut, Oskaloosa, KS 66066. Online condolences may be made at
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