Irma  McPherson-Bliss


Irma May McPherson-Bliss, 93, passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at Community Hospital of Anderson.
She was born Oct. 28, 1925, in Kokomo, to Opal and Edith (Leeds) Rush. Irma married James H. McPherson on May 15, 1943.
Irma was a wonderful mother and grandmother and was known by all as "Momma and Granny". She loved to camp with her family and did so until 2018. Irma enjoyed all type of crafting and crocheting. She was a proud Past President of American War Mothers, Indiana Chapter, a 47-year member of the VFW 2693 Auxiliary and proudly received her G.E.D. at the age of 65.
Prior to her retirement in 2005, until the age of 80, Irma worked as a caregiver for the "elderly".
She is survived by her children, Roger (Debbie Mason) McPherson, Elsie Austin, Donna McPherson, Maurice "Butch" (Brenda) McPherson, Steven (Patty) McPherson, Valarie (Chuck) Seagraves, Diana (Rick) Koprowski, Debbie Bliss, Alvin Bliss Jr., Carmen Bliss; sister, Chloe (Carl) Lopez Eberhart; 38 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.
Irma was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James H. McPherson; second husband, Alvin L. Bliss; sons, James E. McPherson and Larry E. Austin; three brothers; and two sisters.
Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, 1780 W. Main St., Greenfield.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday with James Leisure officiating. Burial immediately following at Park Cemetery, Greenfield.
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Published on September 10, 2019
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Michele brown
Sep 12, 2019
Love you aunt Irma you are a angle in my heart