|Birth: ||Feb. 23, 1939|
|Death: ||May 27, 2010|
JoANN WATSON FERGUSON, 71 Gainesville, FL and a native of Raleigh, FL passed in the early morning hours on Thursday, May 27, 2010. As much as her kids loved her, we humbly submitted to the will of God and our mother rested from her labor. A wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother she will be missed by those she left behind. She was beautiful, full of life and most of all she was loved and she knew it.
She was educated in the Levy County School System. She lived and worked in Ft. Lauderdale, FL for many years as a factory worker for Brunner and Lay before the company relocated out of state- JoAnn moved to Gainesville, FL where at age 53 she obtained a C.N.A license and worked as a care giver, until she retired at age 62. She owned her own home and lived in Arredondo Farms for 26 years. JoAnn enjoyed cooking and loved sewing/designing her own clothing which were one of a kind. JoAnn was well known and admired for her outgoing personality and her zest for life.
Survivors includes children Sharon Gale Brown, Gregory Eugene Martin, Cathlyn Denise McCullough and Betsey Deloris Johnson her loving and devoted children. She was preceded in death by one loving son Prince Albert Ferguson Junior, 2008. JoAnn grandchildren and great-grandchildren will miss her as well. She will continue to live on in our hearts and in our memories. Her words of wisdom will forever be with us. JoAnn will be missed by numerous family members and friends.
Homegoing Services will be held on Saturday June 5, 2010 at Compassionate Outreach Ministries 320 S.E. 43rd Street Gainesville, FL. with Bishop Larry J. Dennison Pastor Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery Williston, FL. under the care of Chestnut Funeral Home 18 N.W. 8th Ave Gainesville, FL. The cortege will form at her home 7117 S,W. Archer Road Lot 21 (Arredondo Farms). at 10:00AM Visitation Friday Chestnut Chapel 2:00--7:00 and on Sat. at the church one hour before the service.
New Hope Missionary Baptist Church Community Cemet
GPS (lat/lon): 29.38823, -82.40664
Created by: Vera Mikell Sodek
Record added: Jun 03, 2010
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