Dr. Clarence E. McPherson

Sunrise: August 13, 1951

Sunset: May 24, 2019

Clarence Eugene McPherson known by “Piggy” and “Too Sweet” of the 1900 block of Roger McClung Lane passed away on May 24, 2019. in St. Louis, Missouri. He was born August 13, 1951 in Newport News, VA. Clarence was the Pastor of Turning Point Church in Virginia Beach, VA and pastored for 35 years. He also taught at various institutions. Clarence received his PhD in Organizational Leadership from Regent University and received the Beasley Scholar. He was also a member of Christ Temple Church in Norfolk, VA. He was predeceased by his parents, a brother, aunts, uncles and cousins. He leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Sharon Marie McPherson; daughter, Arianna McPherson; sons, Ethan and Aydan McPherson; three sisters, Ruth, Jean, and Sharron McPherson; brothers, David, Jr., James, and Harold McPherson and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and very close friends.

Viewing Friday, June 7, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Wake Service Friday, June 7, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service Saturday, June 8, 2019 11:00am The Mount Cathedral Church 215 Las Gaviotas Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23322 Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320

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    Pastor Starlette Burden says

    To: Sis Sharon McPherson-The Children- McPherson Family-Turning Point Church Family-Friends
    “My flesh and my heart may fail, but GOD is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”
    Ps. 73:26
    “I have fought a good fight, I have finished the race, I have remained faithful. And now the prize awaits me-the Crown of Righteousness, which the LORD, the Righteous Judge, will give me on the day of His return. And the prize is not just for me but for all who eagerly look forward to His appearing.”
    2nd Tim. 4:7-8 NLT
    I am praising GOD for His Servant, Dr. Clarence E. Mc Pherson, chosen by GOD to destroy chains that had me bound and for being the Instrument God used to launched me further to fulfilled my God foreordained destiny.
    With Humble Gratitude
    and Heartfelt Sympathy,
    Pastor Starlette Burden
    JNSPIRE Outreach Ministry
    Chesapeake, VA.

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    Deli says

    I’m sorry for your loss. Please take comfort in Christ promise, John 5:28,29

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    Diana Weir, Indianapolis says

    I am so sorry to hear of Clarence’s passing. Sharon, you and family are in our prayers. We pray for comfort that our Lord and Savior provides. I’m confident he heard, “well done, good and faithful servant” at heaven’s gate.

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    Lillie (Shouse) Smith says

    “Earth has no sorrow that heaven can not heal” Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find Christ’s comfort during this difficult time

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    Kemba Hubbad says

    Pastor McPherson was like my spiritual father. His loss will be felt by so many. I am lifting Sis. Sharon, their children and the entire family up in prayer.
    With a heavy heart

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    Sebrina Brown says

    Dear Lady Sharon & Turning Point Family, I am mourning with you in the loss of God’s servant & soldier. My parents, Linwood & Delores Selby, were members for over 20 years. We shall be comforted by the Lord Most High.

    Be encouraged, Lady Sharon & Family. We are standing in the gap.

    Love you more.

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    Marsha Staples says

    “Come ye disconsolate where he languish. Come to the mercy seat fervently kneel. Here bring your wounded heart. Here tell your anguish, that earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.”
    It will take the healing of heaven to bring the ” grace and peace” that Pastor Clarence often spoke over us during this time of sorrow and celebration.

    May the strength and comfort of the Lord cover the family now and in the days to come.

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    Kai & Ann Armstrong says

    Sharon, Ann and I send our most sincere condolences in the sudden passing of our dear friend and former Bellamy Woods neighbor. To you and the kids, we send many prayers. GOD has all the answers.

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    Willie and Verneice Wise says

    June 8, 2019
    Willie and Veeneice Wise and family send our sincere prayers and condolences to the family of Clarence McPherson, a long time dear and loving friend. We are saddened by his sudden passing but know God was ready for him and Sharon, God will take care of you and your children and hold you in His arms when times get hard. He will continue to comfort the family and friends who were so dear to Clarence and we know we will understand fater along. With Love, Willie and Verneice Wise, St. Louis, MO.

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    Cheri L Ricks says

    Sis. McPherson or Sis Mac as we lovingly referred to her at Christ Temple in Omaha, Ne. It is with regret I reach out to you to say that I am sorry for you & your family loss. I love you and will pray for you. I still have loving memories of you both.

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    Edwyna Choice says

    Dearest Sis. First Lady Sharon McPherson, family, and loved ones,

    Please know you have my heartfelt prayers, and condolences which are extended to you now. I am a member of Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church, and a prior member of Christ Temple (as a youth) both of Omaha NE. What precious and loving memories flood my soul as I recount Pastor McPherson’s Revival messages for the Neboites every October. They were all so inspirational, renewing, and a refreshing Word from the LORD. GOD used Pastor McPherson, HIS messenger made mightily.

    May he Rest in Heaven, and may the GOD of all comfort rule in your hearts right now, and rest there all through your journey. Pastor McPherson will truly be missed. Your Sister in Christ Jesus, Edwyna Choice

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