Born: January 8, 1877 Grenada, Grenada County, Mississippi
Died: April 5, 1957 China Spring, McLennan County, Texas
Son of John Carroll Ferguson and Clesta Wray Ferguson
Lillie Belle Ferguson Shakespeare (1908 – 1988)
John Calvin Ferguson (1909 – 1985)
Lola Mae Ferguson Cross (1912 – 1996)
Beuford Ferguson (1914 – 1986)
Ernest Stanford Ferguson (1916 – 1970)
Joe Ray Ferguson (1917 – 1983)
Jimmy Maxwell Ferguson (1921 – 1984)
Frances Lee Ferguson Pruett (1923 – 2001)
Louella Katherine Ferguson Crowdis (1927 – 1994)
Leslie Stegall Ferguson (1929 – 1994)
Jewel A. Ferguson Butler (1933 – 2011)
Ernest S. Ferguson, 80, died at 7 a.m. Friday at his home in China Spring. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at China Spring Baptist Church, Rev. Earl Vanderford assisted by Rev. Len Layne officiating, burial in China Spring Cemetery.
Survivors: his widow, Mrs. Lola Ferguson of China Spring; eight sons, John C. Ferguson, W. R. Ferguson, Beuford Ferguson, E. S. Ferguson, Jr., Joe Ray Ferguson, Jimmy M. Ferguson, Phelix B. Ferguson of Prestoy, KY; six daughters, Mrs. Sam Shakespeare, Mrs. John Cross, Mrs. Cody Miles of Houston, Mrs. Eddy Crowdis, Mrs. Russell of California, and Mrs. Phil Butler; sister, Mrs. Lillie Shumate; two brothers, Prince Ferguson and Joe Ferguson; 42 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.