Funeral services for Helen J. Ferguson will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Coggin Avenue Baptist Church in Brownwood. Interment will follow at Greenleaf Cemetery. Davis-Morris Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, and will host visitation from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11.
Helen Ferguson began this life Dec. 2, 1921. On the evening of Sept. 10, 2012, she entered her heavenly home for eternal life with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. There as well, she reunited with her husband, Elwood “Curly” Ferguson; and daughter, Karen L. Thomas.
Helen left behind daughter, Jerry Lynn Finnessey and husband Michael; son, Billy Fred Ferguson and wife Pat; son, Aubrey Gene Ferguson; and daughter, Martha Callison and husband Mark. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Frances Bagwell; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; along with nephews, nieces, and cousins.
What a reunion there was in Heaven last night! In addition to her husband, Curly, of almost 57 years and her daughter, Karen, she was reunited with her parents, Ben and Lonie Milam; sisters, Marie Parker and Dorothy Shank; brother, Bill Milam; granddaughter, Joanna Ferguson; and nephews, Kenneth Campbell and Jim Miller. Others there to rejoice with her were her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Oliver Earl and Myrtle Belle Ferguson; sister-in-law, Maribelle Miller; brothers-in-law, Raymond, Fred and Aubrey Ferguson; and a grand-nephew, Jacob Barlow.