J. Elaine Ferguson, 77, of Warren, IN, formerly of Van Buren, IN., passed away at 3:40 AM on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Heritage Pointe in Warren, IN. She was born on Saturday, August 14, 1937, in Vanceburg, KY. She married David W. Ferguson on Sunday, November 03, 1957 in the First Baptist Church in New Castle, IN. Elaine was a New Castle High School graduate. She was the co-owner of Ferguson Funeral Home in Van Buren from 1957 until 2006. She was a member of the Van Buren United Methodist Church, where she served in many offices over the years. She was a member of the United Methodist Women, a charter member of Gamma Tau Club, U-R Welcome S.S. Class, a member of the Van Buren Lioness Club, former committee member and treasurer of the Van Buren Popcorn Festival. Elaine loved to teach her ceramics classes in the basement of the funeral home for many years.
Survivors include: Husband - David W. Ferguson, Warren, IN., Son - Timothy H. Ferguson, San Francisco, CA., Grandson - Harley H. Denham, Peru, IN., Granddaughter - Sydney W. Ferguson, Tampa , FL., Granddaughter - Chelsea W. Campbell, Tampa , FL., Sister - Louella (Richard) Shade, Battle Ground, IN., Brother - Marlin (Karen Sue) Evans, Mooreland, IN., Sister-in-law - Janet Evans, New Castle, IN and many Nieces and Nephews.
She was preceded in death by her: Parents - Philip Merton & Gladys Marie (Redden) Evans, Daughter - Suzette Denham and Brother - Wendell Evans.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Heritage Pointe Applegate Chapel 801 Huntington Ave. Warren on Monday, May 18, 2015 from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM and from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Van Buren United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall 108 South 2nd St. Van Buren on Monday afternoon and evening.
A service to celebrate Elaine’s life will be at Van Buren United Methodist Church 105 South 2nd St. Van Buren at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, viewing will be held one hour before the service. Pastor Leon Pomeroy will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Van Buren Cemetery in Van Buren.
Preferred memorials: Van Buren United Methodist Church 105 S. 2nd St. Van Buren, IN 46991
Arrangements are being handled by Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home in Van Buren.