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Earnest Lee Ferguson, Sr.

10-26-16-ferguson-earnestFuneral services for Earnest Lee Ferguson, Sr., 94, of the Keechi Community east of Buffalo were held Sunday, October 16, 2016, at the Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home. Bro. Jack Smith, pastor of the Calvary Christian Center in Oakwood, officiated and burial followed in the Ferguson Family Cemetery in Keechi.
Earnest Ferguson was born in Buffalo, Texas on January 5, 1922 to Thurman and Cassie (Peterson) Ferguson. Mr. Ferguson was a lifelong resident of Buffalo and was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Keechi. He was a former BISD School Board Trustee. Mr. Ferguson passed away in Keechi on Thursday evening, October 13, 2016.
Preceded in death by his parents; by his wife, Bernice Ferguson; by a sister, Jessie Mae Hayden and by two infant brothers.
Surviving family includes his son and daughter-in-law, Earnest “Ernie” and Pam Ferguson of Buffalo; a brother and sister-in-law, Pleaze and Betty Ferguson of Buffalo; six grandchildren, Ashley Dutton (husband, Earl), Katee Sullivan (husband, Derrick), Karlee Bell (husband, Aaron), Kylan Ferguson, Gracie Ferguson, and Gabbie Ferguson; four great-grandchildren, Drennan Sullivan, Elliot Sullivan, Emerson Bell and Keegan Hunt and many nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers were Thomas Davis, Jan Mol, Wesley Henson, Aaron Bell, Derrick Sullivan and Harvey McDougal. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Sammy Johnson, David Ferguson, Kenneth Ferguson, Ray Ferguson, Paul Ferguson, Harry Ferguson, Robert Rollins, Bro. Lee Weiler, Doyle Sapp, Slick Long and James Henson.
The family of Earnest Ferguson requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Traditions Hospice, 1520 E. Main St., Madisonville, Texas 77864; Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Buffalo 75831 or to a charity of your choice.
Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.

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