Mr. Ferguson was born Feb. 2, 1934, in Paulding County, Ga., son of the late Roy Elwood Ferguson and Emma Josephine Cantrell Ferguson. He was employed by Bartow County for many years, was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Ferguson.
Survivors include his wife, Carol Ferguson; sisters and brothers, Ann Ferguson of Atlanta, Wendell Ferguson Dallas, Barbara Jennings of Woodstock, Vernon Ferguson of Cartersville, Harold Ferguson of Suwannee, Doug Ferguson of Suwannee and Gayle Forsythe of Rockmart; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Services will be conducted at a later date and will be private.
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Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive S.E., Cartersville, has charge of the arrangements for Jerry L. Ferguson.