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Marthe Jayne "Marty" England Ferguson passed from her earthly home on September 20, 2017, after a battle with Alzheimer's Disease.
Visitation is scheduled for Friday, September 22, from 5:30-7:00P.M. at Whitt Funeral Home. Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday, September 23, at 10:00A.M. in the Whitt Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randy Southerland officiating.
Marty was born May 24, 1949, in Eunice, Louisiana, to Billie and Loyce England. She attended Alex and Chickasha Public Schools. On November 19, 1965, she married Lyndel Grant Ferguson in Chickasha, Oklahoma. The couple has two sons, Ernest Ferguson and Nickolas Ferguson.
Lyn worked for Halliburton for 42 years before retiring 2005. Throughout his career they lived in Davis, Duncan, Houston, and Pottsboro. Just recently they had moved to Burleson to be near their son, Nick and his family.
Marty worked for the Haggar Slacks Company in Duncan. Always the artist, she went on to own her own ceramics studio, teaching classes. She was also an ambassador for Duncan Enterprises, teaching classes at retreats and conferences for many years. Marty's favorite time of year was the holidays. She loved decorating their home, shopping for gifts, and cooking extravagant feasts for her family.
Marty was preceded in death by her parents, brother Bill England, and sister Trudy Allen.
Survivors include husband, Lyn, of the home; her sons, Ernest Ferguson & wife Mary, of Littleton, Colorado, and Nickolas Ferguson and wife Allison, of Burleson; and her five grandchildren, Brian Van Dusen, Gregory Ferguson, Joseph Ferguson, Alexander Ferguson, and Payten Hope Ferguson.
Her beloved dog and constant companion, Kokoa, will also miss her dearly.
The family would like to thank Doctor Joseph Obeng and the staff at Life Care Hospital of Fort Worth for their gentle and impeccable care.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Marty to the Alzheimer's Association.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.whittfh.com.
Published on September 21, 2017
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