Donna Sue (Speer) McPherson Pogue, of Brownstown, passed away peacefully on the afternoon of Tuesday October 5, 2021, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was 78 years old.
Donna entered this life on March 15, 1943, in Jackson County, Indiana. She was the fourth daughter born to Everett and Ordella (Marsh) Speer. She was the loving sister to Wanda, Mary Lou, Lois, Hubert, Herbert, Gary Dean, And Ruth. On September 7, 1959, at Ft. Ritner, Indiana she married the love of her life, John D. McPherson. This union of almost 40 years were blessed with three children, John, Beverly, and Penny. John preceded Donna on March 8, 1996. Donna was able to find love again and was united in marriage to Allen D. Pogue in at Brownstown Christian Church on July 1, 2014. He preceded on January 9, 2016.
Donna was a devoted wife, loving mother, huggable Gram and Grandma. She was a devoted Christian and was a member of the Brownstown Christian Church and was an active member of the groups, Golden Wheels, and the Tuesday Card Group. Donna was a member of Medora Lion’s Club where she served actively for over 11 years. Donna was a factory worker, she worked for the Medora Plastic Factory, and then she went to work for Sylvania until she retired after eleven years. Donna wasn’t one to stay still very long and she went back to work for Schwartz Pharma and worked for another 15 years, before going to work for Family Drug of Brownstown. Donna always joked, that her career went from making drugs to selling drugs.
She leaves memories of love with her children, John D McPherson and his wife Kathryn of Muncie, Bev Davers and her husband Bob of Brownstown, and Penny Hinderlider and her husband James of Brownstown, stepson David Pogue and his wife Karen of Hope, stepdaughter Wanda Holman and her husband Bob of Brownstown, grandchildren, Joel McPherson, Josh McPherson, Jenna McPherson, Johnathon Davers and his wife Hayley, and Jennifer Anderson, Paige Hinderlider, Levi Hinderlider and his fiancé Aimee Arthur, step grandchildren, Shawn Harris, Amber Thompson, and Matt Thompson, and many great-grandchildren, a sister, Mary Lou Speer of Bedford, brothers, Herb Speer and his wife Helen of Bedford, Stoney Speer and his wife Toni of Yorktown, Indiana, and Gary Speer and his wife Linda of Centerville, Tennessee.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, and three sisters, Wanda Piatt, Lois Speer, and Ruth Level
Funeral Services will be conducted at Brownstown Christian Church on Saturday October 9, 2021, at 1:00 pm with Pastor Doug Pogue and Pastor Mitch McIntyre officiating. She will be laid to rest at Proctor Cemetery/Dixon Chapel.
Friends may visit at Brownstown Christian Church from 11:00 am until the service at 1:00 pm
Memorials may be written in Donna’s name to the Brownstown Christian Church or the Medora Lions Club.
Final wishes have been entrusted to Zabel Funeral Home of Brownstown
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