EL Hugh Ferguson went to be with the Lord Thursday, January 13, 2022. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 18, 2022at Ray Funeral Home in Cleveland, MS. A Celebration of Life will immediately follow at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be at Drew Cemetery after service.
EL Hugh Ferguson born in Glendora, MS to Oather & Rosie (Lowelling) Ferguson. He attended Webb-Swan Lake Elementary School as a young boy. EL Hugh lived in Tallahatchie County as a young man. He graduated Drew High School. After graduation he joined the National Guard and served in the Korean War. EL Hugh farmed in Tippo & Tallahatchie County with his father for many years. He lived in Webb for many years and was a devoted member of Webb Baptist Church and the Lion's Club. He later went to work at Parchman & retired as a postal clerk. EL Hugh moved to Cleveland in 2006 & lived with his little dog Benji. He was a faithful member of the Yale Street Baptist Church. EL Hugh was loved by all that knew him. He attended the National Guard meeting every year, until there was only 3 members left. Most of all he loved God, his family, and his country.
There is love & gratitude to his caregivers Cliff & Cathy Cooper who were there day or night. Also, his hospice nurses, Francis & Alfrreda and his many neighbors that came wen he needed them. A very special thank you to my sweet mother, Elizabeth Gray, who was there with me & my daddy day & night. He will be greatly missed by his family & friends.
He is predeceased by his parents, Oather & Rosie Ferguson; beloved grandson, Shane Champion; brother, Oather Ferguson; sisters, Joyce Smallwood, Linda Bright, and recently his beloved sister Dolly Sheron;
EL Hugh is survived by daughter, Cindy Sims; great granddaughter, Felicia Hutchinson; sister, Margaret Morgan; brother, Pete Ferguson (Peggy); along with a host of nieces & nephews; and longtime friend Lovett Neal.