Nadean Ferguson, 95, of Windsor, Missouri, died Tuesday, January 1, 2013, at the Windsor Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Windsor.
She was born September 9, 1917, in Warsaw, Mo., the daughter of Hugh Smith Beaman and Cleveland Anne (Sands) Beaman. On October 15, 1937, in Warrensburg, Mo., she married Berney Vincent Ferguson and he preceded her in death on May 24, 1985.
Mrs. Ferguson was a rural elementary school teacher
for several years in the Warsaw area. She later worked for 37 ½ years at the former Windsor International Shoe Factory in Windsor. She enjoyed bowling, and also taught sewing with the 4-H Club, and was a den mother for the Boy Scouts for several years. She was a member of the First Christian Church, Windsor; and a member and Past Grand Matron of Rebekah Lodge #528, Windsor.
Survivors include a son, Berney V. Ferguson, Jr., State of Oklahoma; a daughter, Asha Fristoe, and her husband, Dan, Kansas City, Mo.; 2 granddaughters: Andra Fields, Windsor, Mo.; Megan Manion, Swansea, Illinois; 4 great-granddaughters: Natalie, Sonya, April and Jorie; and a great-grandson, Jude; 2 great-great-granddaughters: Madison and Cookie; and a great-great-grandson, Michael; 2 sisters: Alice Melton, Kansas City, Kansas; Fauntilla Thompson, Warsaw, Mo.; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Jill Boyce; a son, Stephen Ferguson; 7 sisters: Alvena Barber, Goldie Shinn, Beatrice Quigley, Hughanna Foster, Libby Beaman, Opal Spadler, and Stella Farier; 2 granddaughters: Laura and Kathleen.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m., Saturday, January 5, 2013, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor, with Rev. Peggy Eshelman officiating. Burial will be in the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., before the service on Saturday. The family suggests memorial contributions to the St. Louis Christian Children's Home, and contributions may be left at the funeral home. Condolences may be left online at www.hadleyfuneralhome.com.