Rev. Wallace Ferguson
Funeral Date: 6/9/2019

Obituary:
Rev. Wallace Ray Ferguson, age 75, of Monticello, AR, formerly of Warren, AR, entered into eternal peace on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello. He was born February 9, 1944 in Little Rock, AR, a son of the late Wallace Elton Ferguson and Lillian Richardson Ferguson. Wally graduated from Warren High School in 1962. He furthered his education at the University of Arkansas at Monticello where he received his Bachelor of Music Education Degree. He also received a Bachelor degree in Religion and Greek from Ouachita Baptist University. In 1964, while still attending college, he was ordained into the gospel ministry and served many churches across Arkansas singing and preaching God’s word. He and his wife successfully owned and operated Kid’s World Christian Preschool in Monticello, AR for 35 years. Left to honor and remember Wally is his wife of 53 years, Linda Etheridge Ferguson; one son, Rev. Jeffery Todd Ferguson, Monticello, AR; one daughter, Leslie Michelle Ferguson, Monticello, AR; and one beloved granddaughter, PV2 Hannah Michelle Ferguson, Monticello, AR. Additional survivors include one sister Linda Balsley and spouse Marvin of Fredericksburg, TX; two sisters-in-law Joyce Smith and spouse Scotty of Benton, AR, and Marilyn McCarthy of Monticello, AR; one niece, Debbie Smith Baluch; three nephews, Michael Smith, David Smith, and Lee Adcock; and a great number of friends. Funeral service was held Sunday, June 9, at 2:00 p.m. at Frazer’s Funeral Home, officiated by Rev. Dennis Dodson and assisted by Rev. Joe Chambers. Burial follow in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Michael Smith, David Smith, Lee Adcock, Melvin Mills, Charlie Rauls, Kenneth Thompson, Hugh Allen Quimby, and Dr. Joe H. Wharton. Honorary pallbearers were Rusty Rowell, Vol Ford, Bob Milton, and Allen Savage. Memorials are preferred to Montrose Baptist Church, P.O. Box 275, Montrose, AR 71658.

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Name: Gaylen, Debbie & Cassie Gilbert
Message: So sorry to hear the loss of Bro. Wally. My family and I are members of Antioch Baptist Church in McGehee where Bro.Wally was filling in. He was always so sweet and kind. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this time of sorrow.

Name: Linda Davis
Message: Linda, prayers for you and your family

Name: Linda and Steve Pennington-Jones
Message: Linda and family may God give you comfort and peace.You are in my prayers

Name: Klay & LaWanda McKinney
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Name: Tammy Hensley
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Name: Brenda Harcrow Blackwell
Message: Linda and family, I know you will miss Wally so much. Y’all have touched so many lives, and God has used y’all in such a mighty way. Wally had so many talents, and he was such an inspiration to others. Wally tried to follow God’s leadership in life and made a difference for so many. I wish I could have heard him sing just one more time. If there is a CD of him singing, I would love to buy one. God Bless all of you through the Holy Spirit, our comforter.

Name: Martha Barbee
Message: You are in my thoughts & prayers.

Name: Paula Cooper
Message: Mr Ferguson was my music teacher in Crossett when I was in middle school. So sorry for your loss.

Name: Marjorie Hendrix
Message: My family has been friends of the Ferguson family for many years. Wally was kind enough to sing at my wedding 55 years ago. He was a very talented and caring individual who will be sorely missed.

Name: Robbie Clark Bowers
Message: Linda and Family ,I am so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort and strength.

Name: Lorin McLoud
Message: Sorry for your loss . Wally was one of the finest.

Name: Brenda Jacobs
Message: We are praying for you at this difficult time. Carl, Brenda and Zachary Jacobs

Name: Roddey and Pat Peebles
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Name: Roddey and Pat Peebles
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Name: Roddey and Pat Peebles
Message: We are so sorry to hear about Wally. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Tom Ed Wright
Message: I have been gone for over 50 years, but I do remember you and your husband. I am just 3 years younger than he was. My wife passed in April, so I can connect with your pain, we were married for 43 years. However, the Lord has blessed me and he will bless you too. Soon we will meet again and God Bless You and Your

Name: Lindy Hester
Message: I just heard of Mr.Wally’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Laron &Carolyn Berryman
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Name: Audra McManus
Message: Prayers for your family!!!