Dies at Age 76
At Mt. V. Home
Ezra Ferguson, a farmer, died at 8:00 o'clock this morning at his
home 1200 south 13th street.
Mr. Ferguson died only two days after observing his 76th birthday.
He was born November 13, 1875 in Jefferson county the son of Tyler and
Rosa (Black) Ferguson. He was married to May Hicks who preceded him in
death in 1910.
Mr. Ferguson is survived by four sons, Alson of Herrin, Dalton of Kell,
Howard of Mt. Vernon and Harrold of Salem, five daughters, Mrs. Eithel Wilson
of Opdyke, Mrs. Venetta Six of Dixon, Mrs. Winnie Mullins and Mrs. Pearl Boothby
of Salem and Mrs. Loretta Hertenstein of Bonnie, one sister Mrs. Emma Payne
of Waltonville; 23 grandchildren an six great grandchildren.
The body was taken to Myers Chapel. Funeral arrangements were incomplete.
Funeral Services for Ezra Ferguson 76, will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at
the Second Baptist church. The Rev. Marsh Harpoole will officiate.
The body will remain at Myers Chapel, where friends may call at any time until
the funeral hour.
Mr. Ferguson died at 8:00 o'clock yesterday morning at his home, 1200 south
He is survived by his wife Nona. He was preceded in death by his first wife
Source: The Register News
Date: Nov. 15, 1951 & Nov. 16, 1951
Submitted by Cindy Ford