Oasis L. Ferguson, 95, of Belleville, Ill., born Saturday, Sept. 28, 1918, in Hermitage, Ark., died Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at his residence.
Oasis worked as a laborer for Bianco Funiture and attended St. Matthew United Methodist Church in Belleville, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie Jane, nee Johnson Ferguson; his parents, Robert Lee and Carrie Karl, nee Givens Ferguson; two sisters, Robbie Hammett and Ada Pearl Reary; and two brothers, Vance Ferguson and Joe Lee Ferguson.
Surviving are his daughter, Carman (Andre') Morice of Saint Louis, Mo.; a son, Scott Ferguson of Belleville, Ill.; a sister, Laverne Weatherly of Pine Bluff, Ark.; three grandchildren, Brianne (Josh) Mitchell, Jennifer (Travis) Atwood, and Kimberly Morice; great-grandchildren, Hailey Mitchell, Chase Atwood and Tristan Atwood; and nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Cornerstone Deaf Church at St. Matthew UMC, Belleville. Condolences may be expressed online at www.kurrusfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill.
Funeral: Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Kurrus Funeral Home Chapel, Belleville, Ill., with Rev. James Slone officiating. Private family interment will be held.
KURRUS FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.
Kurrus Funeral Home
1773 Frank Scott Pkwy W Belleville, IL 62223
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Apr. 18, 2014