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Gracie D Ferguson

June 4, 1931 ~ September 11, 2017 (age 86)
Gracie Ferguson, 86, of Russellville, passed away Monday, September 11, 2017, at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. The daughter of Otto and Gracie Webb, she was born June 4, 1931, near Dover. Gracie's mother passed away in childbirth, therefore Gracie was named after her mother and given the name Gracie Ladel, often called Della by friends & family in North Little Rock. She was raised by her father and grandparents in the Dover area until she was seven years old. Gracie moved to North Little Rock, to live with her maternal grandparents, John & Ella Armburst and attended school at Riverside Elementary; and, graduated from North Little Rock High School in 1951. Gracie attended church at the original Assembly of God at 22nd & Franklin in North Little Rock (Pastor Gotcher), never missing a Sunday working in the nursery. Her grandparents, John & Ella, were founding members of that church.

She married William "Gene" Ferguson, on March 29, 1969, at North Little Rock, AR. Gene & Gracie met in Hot Springs during job training, both working for UALR and ATU until their retirement. They then moved to Russellville to be near family. They were faithful members of the First Assembly of God, Russellville, and dearly loved all their friends there. Among the things she enjoyed most in life was embroidery.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and grandparents, John & Ella Armburst of North Little Rock, AR. Gracie is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, William "Gene" Ferguson, of Russellville; a Brother-in-Law and Sister-in-Law, Herb & Linda Ferguson of Russellville; four cousins, Ruby Shacklin of Conway, Darlene Lantrip of Scott, Jo Ann Kitta of Sherwood, and Lynn Welsh of North Little Rock. The family extends many thanks to the Herb Ferguson Family for all the love and care given to Gracie & Gene over the years; as well as the kindness and care shown to Gracie at the Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville.

Funeral Service will be held at 10:00AM, Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at Humphrey Chapel. Rev. Ronnie Morris will officiate. Burial will be at Hudson Cemetery in Moreland, AR by Humphrey Funeral Service. Visitation will be from 9:00 am to 10:00 am, on Wednesday, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to First Assembly of God Church 124 East G, Russellville, AR 72801; and Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home, 220 John Babish Lane, Russelllville, AR 72801.

Visitation

SEP 13. 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Humphrey Chapel

2801 West Main Street

Russellville, AR, US, 72801

contact@humphreyfuneral.com

http://www.humphreyfuneral.com

Funeral Service

SEP 13. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Humphrey Chapel

2801 West Main Street

Russellville, AR, US, 72801

contact@humphreyfuneral.com

http://www.humphreyfuneral.com

Burial

SEP 13

Hudson Cemetery

AR, US

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