Mary Ann Hart McPherson, 72, of Ripley passed away Friday, August  24, 2018 at Jackson General Hospital following an extended illness.

She was born July 17, 1946 at Ripley a daughter of the late Willard and Dolly Good Redman. Mary was a homemaker who enjoyed puzzles, books, painting, sewing, and working in her garden and canning. Most of all she enjoyed her family and loved her children.

 In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by the husband of her children, Robert Allen Hart; Son Robert Lee Hart; and brothers Willard Guy and Randall Lee Redman.

Survivors include her husband of 17 years, Willliam “Bill” McPherson; children Donna Hall (Edward), Ruth Stover (Joseph), Linda Hart Nuzum, Barbara Hart Johnson, Sue McCune (James), Kathy Hart Wheeler (Stacey), John Allen Hart, and Brian Keith Hart; 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother, Thomas Dale Redman (Sue). 

In honoring her wishes Mary will be cremated with no further services at this time. In lieu of flowers and gifts the family asks that donations be made to the funeral home to help with final expenses. Online memories and condolences can be sent to the family by visiting