Vera E. Ferguson

Vera E. Ferguson96, Cleveland, Tennessee

Visitation: 9:00 am Tuesday June 11, 2013 at Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, Illinois.

Funeral: 10:00 am Tuesday June 11, 2013.

Expressions of sympathy make take the form of a contribution to Rock of Ages Prison Ministry of Cleveland TN. Envelopes at or may be mailed to the Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, Illinois 62449.

Vera E. Ferguson, 96, of Cleveland, Tennessee and formerly of Oblong, Illinos, passed away on Friday June 7, 2013 at her son’s home in Cleveland, Tennessee.

Vera was born onĀ August 10, 1916 in Oblong, Illinois. She was the daughter of Edward and Harlena (Jennings) Leach. On December 25, 1936, she married VIrgil B. Ferguson who preceded her in death in 1980.

Vera was a homemaker and enjoyed quilting, cooking and spending time with her family. She trusted Christ as her Savior as a teenager and was a member of the Evangelical United Methodist Church of Oblong, Illinois.

Vera is survived by a son and daughter-in-law Larry and Darlene Ferguson of Cleveland, Tennessee; four grandchildren Michelle Huskey and Melissa Harrison both of Cleveland, Tennessee, Ben Bomer of Oblong, Illinois and Kara Kurtz of Newton, Illinois; seven great-grandchildren Noah Kurtz of Newton, Illinois, Ben and Joseph Huskey, Lucas, Levi, Lydia and Lance Harrison all of Cleveland, Tennessee; and a niece Monna Hickox of Casey, Illinois.

Vera is preceded in death by her parents; husband; a daughter Kathy and five older sisters.

Burial will be in the Mound Cemetery, rural Oblong, Illinois

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