Mary Merritt Ferguson

Mary Occo Merritt Ferguson

Monday, June 30th, 1952 - Saturday, June 22nd, 2019
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Mary Occo Merritt Ferguson entered eternal rest on June 22, 2019 at the age of 66. She was born on June 30, 1952 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas to Joe and Occo (Coffman) Merritt and had two siblings: Gary Merritt and Marsha Merritt. On March 29, 1980, she married Rick Ferguson; they had three children: Tara, Emily, and Alex. She and Rick lived in La Vernia, Texas for nearly three decades where they taught at La Vernia High School. Mary leaves behind many friends and family members who love her. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at La Vernia Church of Christ.

Funeral Service
Thursday, June 27, 2019
2:00 p.m.
La Vernia Church of Christ
La Vernia, TX

Mr. Keith Johanson will officiate the service. A graveside service and burial will be held at Hopper Cemetery in Caddo Gap, Arkansas on Monday, July 1, 2019, at 10:00am. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Brain Tumor Association,
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  • Service

    Monday, July 1st, 2019 | 10:00am
    Monday, July 1st, 2019 10:00am
    Hopper Cemetery
    Address Not Available
  • Interment

    Monday, July 1st, 2019 | 10:00am
    Monday, July 1st, 2019 10:00am
    Hopper Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Caddo Gap, Arkansas 71935
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Charles & Dannette Wileman

Posted at 08:29pm
Rick and Family, so very sorry to hear of Mary's passing. we alway enjoyed our visits with her. She had a calm and confident way of putting you at ease that made for engaging conversation. She was a positive influence on both children, and adults alike. Surely, she will be missed. Please accept our sincere condolences. May she rest in Peace.

Joetta Sramek Oliver

Posted at 11:45am
My sincere condolences for the loss of Mary. We were classmates in Ennis class of ‘70. Have a lot of fond memories of her.

Curtis Price

Posted at 04:42pm
Rick, I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know you have my deepest sympathy. Although it has been years have past, I will never forget you from our school days as you are the one who taught me how to take a hit in football. My unyielding sympathy - Curtis Price 361-330-9039

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