May 25, 1917 – August 15, 2013 Mary Elizabeth Ferguson, died Thursday, August 15, 2013 at her residence in Gainesville. She was ninety-six at the time of her death. A Memorial Service for Mrs. Ferguson will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 21st at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Preston Brown officiating.
Mary Elizabeth was born in Gainesville Texas to Samuel and Elizabeth (Petty) Johnson May 25, 1917. She attended Booker T. Washington school in Gainesville. Mary married L.V. Ferguson in 1942. She was a domestic housekeeper for a family in Fort Worth for many years and also worked in Gainesville. Mrs. Ferguson attended Mt. Olive Baptist Church.
Survivors of Mary Elizabeth Ferguson include a brother, Sam Johnson of Gainesville; sister, Clara Robinson of Fort Worth and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Gail Ferguson; two brothers and one sisters
Cremation is under the direction of Meador-Clement-Keel Funeral Home. A memorial service will be planned by the family and announced at a later date.