Patty McPherson

1942 - 2013


Patty McPherson

Jan. 5, 1942 — May 3, 2013

Patty Darlene McPherson, 71, of College Place passed away May 3, 2013, at Providence St. Mary Medical Center.

Viewing and visitation will be held at Herring-Groseclose Funeral Home, 315 W. Alder, Walla Walla, on May 8, 2013, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. The graveside service will be held at Mt. Hope Cemetery in College Place on May 9, 2013, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Steve Walikonis officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the Village Seventh-day Adventist Church through the funeral home. Family and friends are invited to sign the online guestbook at

Born Jan. 5, 1942, in College Place, she was the daughter of Eugene and Margorie Boling Thorington. Patty was a kind, soft-spoken, gentle soul with a passion for doll collecting. She enjoyed movies, reading, studying the Bible, and spending time with friends and family.

Patty is preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Dallas. Patty is survived by her husband, Frank McPherson; three sons, Scott, James, Michael; six grandchildren, Kevin, Zachary, Brandon, Ethan, Josalyn, Katie; two great-grandchildren, Owen and Dylan; and pet dog, Cuddles.

She will be deeply missed.


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