ELKHART — Charlie Everett Ferguson, 94, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.
He was born June 16, 1919, in Texas County, Okla., to George Washington and Lenora Fern Ferguson. He graduated from Elkhart High School in 1939.
On May 21, 1939, he married Edith Mae Davolt. They farmed in Cimarron County.
Survivors include seven children and one nephew that they raised, Donnie Ferguson, Connie Bryan, Elva Ponder, Elaine Louthan, Charles Ferguson, Timothy Ferguson, Monty Ferguson and Blaine Ferguson; numerous grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; a brother, George Ferguson; and four sisters, Alice Cooper, Ruth Harrington, Pearl Turner and Linda Taylor. He was preceded in death by his wife; a son, Timothy; his parents; his grandparents, William E. and Elizabeth Ferguson and Charley and Tamer "Ella" Fowler; two brothers, Glen and Leroy Ferguson; a sister, Mary Hill; and two grandsons.
A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Elkhart.
Memorials are suggested to Emmanuel Baptist Church of Rolla or the charity of the donor's choice, both in care of Garnand Funeral Home, Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950.