The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


June 7, 2014

Charlotte Ferguson

— The funeral for Charlotte Anne Ferguson, 85, of Decatur, will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Shelton Funeral Home Chapel with chaplain Rich Thompson officiating. The family will receive friends for two hours before the service. A private interment, for family only, will be in Decatur City Cemetery.

Ms. Ferguson, who died Friday, June 6, 2014, at her residence, was born April 1, 1929, in Morgan County to Robert S. Ferguson and Lenis Mae King Ferguson. She was preceded in death by her parents and five siblings, Robert Ferguson Jr., Herbert Ferguson, Virginia Glass, Bobbie Reim and Elizabeth Ferguson.

She is survived by one son, Mike C. Brooks III (Margaret) of Chelsea; two daughters, Deborah B. Hendrix (Larry) of Decatur; and Nancy B. Davis (Bill) of Birmingham; one brother, Billy Mack Ferguson (Doris) of Montevallo; grandchildren, Brooke Hendrix Haynes (Jason), Lauren Brooks Shivers (Stephen), Bryant James Brooks (Laura), Steven Brent Hendrix (Sara), Kelley Davis Descher (Eric), and Jamey Davis (Candace); 10 great-grandchildren, Carden Constance Shivers, Margaret Marie Shivers, Ava Leveaux Haynes, Grayson Alexander Hendrix, Joshua Davis Drescher, Katheryn Elizabeth Descher, Emmercyn Leigh Descher, Austin James Davis, Alexandra Claire Davis and Addison Marie Davis.

Pallbearers will be Bryant James Brooks, Steven Brent Hendrix, Bob Qurnell, Ralph Ferguson, Stephen Shivers and Jamey Davis.

Honorary pallbearers will be Eric Descher, John Duncan and Peter Duncan.

The family would like to thank Hospice of the Valley for its support of the family during the illness and passing of Ms. Ferguson as well as for its compassionate care.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that memorial donations be made to the Salvation Army.

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