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Martha June Ferguson

East Alton | Saturday, May 7 2016

Martha June Ferguson, 90, of East Alton, IL, passed away at 10:00 a.m. Sat. May 7, 2016 at her home with her daughter at her side.

She was born June 10, 1925 in Belleville, IL to the late William Charles & Myrtle Irene (Jones) Hambleton.

On Nov. 22, 1946, she and Edward LeRoy Ferguson were married in Belleville, IL.  He preceded her in death on Mar. 29, 2014.

Survivors include a daughter: Connie Ferguson of East Alton; a daughter-in-law: Linda Ferguson of Rosewood Heights, IL; 4 grandchildren: Tina (Chris) Edwards, Mark (Stacey) Ferguson, Kim (Joshua) Meeker and Amy Ferguson; 8 great-grandchildren: Samantha & Megan Edwards, Reese & Ty Ferguson, Austin, Dakota & Jaxxon Hall and Cameron Ferguson; a brother: Richard L. (Mildred) Hambleton of Mesa, AZ; a sister: Dorothy Hartman of East Alton; and a special friend and caregiver: Janiece Holman.

Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by 2 sons: Jeffrey LeRoy Ferguson and Larry Wayne Ferguson; a brother: David Hambleton; and a sister: Mary Elizabeth Hambleton.

June made a gift of her body to Washington University.  The family will hold a memorial visitation from 1:00 p.m. until time of memorial services at 2:00 p.m. Thurs. May 12, 2016 at Community of Christ, 2001 Route 111, Wood River, IL with Elder Judy Loyd officiating.

Arrangements with online information and guestbook through Paynic Home for Funerals may be found at www.paynicfh.com.


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