Thursday, October 16, 2014

See You Later~

Our family all gathered to say 'See you Later' to my grandfather today in Easley, SC~

Rev. Marvin Colie Ferguson

June 30, 1916 - October 13, 2014
Rev. Marvin Colie Ferguson
Royston, GA

Rev. Marvin Colie Ferguson, 98, passed away Monday, October 13, 2014 in Athens, GA.

He was a native of Pickens County, SC and a son of the late John Riley and Elvinia Josie Durham Ferguson. Rev. Ferguson began his lifelong ministry in 1942. He attended Toccoa Falls College, and was a graduate of Furman University and Southern Baptist Seminary. Rev. Ferguson served various in South Carolina, Kentucky and Georgia. He was honored as Pastor Emeritus of Cross Roads Baptist Church, Hartwell, GA, where he was a member.

Surviving are a daughter, Rebecca F. Martin (Max); five grandchildren, Sharon M. Ankerich (Scott), Marcia M. Muckunfuss (Chris), Jason M. Martin (Amy), Lance B. Ferguson (Sherri), and Lacey A. Everett (Casey); twenty great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson, a daughter-in-law, Lynda Long (Bob) and many beloved nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Rev. Ferguson was predeceased by his wife of sixty-seven years, Sarah Frances Brooks Ferguson, a son, Marvin Brooks Ferguson, a grandson, John Kendall Martin, four brothers, Wilborn, Max, Claude and John Ferguson and by four sisters, Fronnie Christopher, Floy Finley, Kate Black and Ruby Davis.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM Thursday in the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, Easley, with Rev. David Brooks and Rev. Jason M. Martin, grandson, officiating. Burial will follow in Westview Cemetery in Easley.

Visitation will be from 10:00 until 10:45 AM Thursday at the funeral home, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, Cross Roads Baptist Church, 3636 Lavonia Highway, Hartwell. GA 30643.

Condolences may be expressed online at or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, Easley, which is assisting the family. 

My little brother Rev Jason Martin gave the most beautiful eulogy for PaPA~
and our amazing son in law sang at the service and graveside.
The funeral was such a sweet celebration of the amazing life
my grandfather has lived.
We indeed were very sad to know he is gone from this earth
but so much easier to let him go knowing he wasn't leaving MaMa here.
After we visited and said goodbye to many friends,
our family enjoyed lunch together and a few photos...
My mom and dad with cousins~

My family~

My sister, Marcia's family~

Me and my sister~

My brother, Jason's family~

My first cousins~
Not goodbye PaPa... See You Later!

1 comment:

  1. What a beautiful tribute to your wonderful PaPa. He definitely left a legacy here on earth. Prayers for your family during this time of bereavement. You have a very beautiful family, both immediate and extended.