Nona Jane Ferguson Cook
Nona Jane Cook

Nona Jane Ferguson Cook, 87, of Bonnie, died Wednesday afternoon in 
Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

She was born March 18, 1893, in Bonnie to Ed and Mary Jane (Wilson) Locher. 
She was married in 1920 to Ezra Ferguson, who preceded her in death in 1953, 
she was married to Silas Neubern Cook, who also preceded her in death.

Survivors include two daughters, Pearl Merritt of Viburnum, Mo., and 
Loretta Hertenstein of Bonnie; 11 step-children; three grandchildren; 
five great-grandchildren; and several step grandchildren and step great-
grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, three 
sisters, a son, two daughters and a step-daughter.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday from the Johnston 
Funeral Home in Ina, with the Rev. Bertram Hale officiating. Burial will be 
in the Black Cemetery near Waltonville.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Source: Mt. Vernon Register News 
Date: Nov. 5, 1980
Submitted by Cindy Ford 

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