Zelma M. Ferguson (93) of Oregon


Published on January 21 2013 7:02 am

Zelma M. Ferguson, 93 of Oregon, formerly of Centralia, passed away at 9:40 AM Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 in the Oregon Healthcare Center.

Funeral service will be 2 PM Saturday, January 26, 2013 at the Pagel Funeral Home in Edgewood with burial to follow at Keen’s Chapel Cemetery, rural Laclede. Visitation is 1 hour prior to service times. Memorials are requested to the donor’s choice.

Zelma was born in Farina the daughter of Henry and Myrna (Murphy) Reynolds. She lived in the Chicago area from 1944 until 1979. She married Carl Thomas Ferguson on June 27, 1987.

She was a homemaker and member of the First Church of God, V.F.W. Auxiliary, AARP Chapter, Marion Co. Home Extension, and Women of the Moose Chapter all of Centralia.  She enjoyed quilting and loved to travel.

Surviving are her husband; Carl of Mattoon, daughter; Myrna Hart of Oregon, brother; Henry H. Reynolds of Centralia, sisters; LaVonna Jones and Mary Lou Glover both of Effingham, 5 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and 3 step great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son; Darwin Gene Case, grandson; Gary Case, and son in law; Philip Hart.