Burial will be in Atlanta Cemetery, rural Atlanta.
Mr. Ferguson was a lifelong farmer, herdsman, and
He was born March 14, 1931, in Macon County to
Frank and Beatrice Brelsfoard Ferguson. He married
Darlene Baker at the Atlanta Methodist Church
parsonage on Feb. 9, 1950.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years; two sons,
George William (and Pam) Ferguson of White Bear
Township, Minn., and Martin (and Lori) Ferguson of
Gardner, Kan.; two daughters, Barb (and Brian) Beyer
of Erie, Colo., and the Rev. Julie (and Randy)
Azbell of Lincoln; a sister, Sheila (and Ed) Farrell
of Venice, Fla.; five grandsons; five
granddaughters; and two great-grandsons.
He was preceded in his parents and a daughter,
Janice Collins of Normal.
He was a member of and deacon at the Deland
Christian Church for many years.
He graduated from Atlanta High School with the
class of 1949. He was active in FFA and showed sheep
at the county and state fairs.
He loved anything related to farming, gospel
music and his family.
Memorials may be made to the building fund of the
Eminence Christian Church, his home church as a
young man, or to a charity of the donor's choice.
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