Mildred Ferguson

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Mildred Irene "Millie" Ferguson, 83, beloved mother, grandmother, godmother, and friend, passed away surrounded by her family Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Parkwood Meadows Assisted Living Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and returned to her Heavenly Father. She was under the care of Encompass Home Care & Hospice. Millie was born November 13, 1930, in Baltimore, Maryland, to Franklin G. Howard and Margaret Viola Treband Howard. She grew up and attended schools in Baynesville, Maryland and attended Towson High School. On June 8, 1947, she married John Russell Ferguson Sr. at the Baynesville Methodist Church. On November 9, 1959, they were blessed with a son, John Russell Ferguson Jr. Millie worked in payroll and cost accounting at Black & Decker in Towson, Maryland, and later in Hampstead, Maryland. She also worked at Joseph A. Bank in Hampstead, Maryland, in the clothing factory as a shaper and final inspector. After her husband passed away in 2003, she moved to Idaho Falls, Idaho, to be with her son, daughter-in-law, and two granddaughters. She loved being with her family, traveling, and spending time with her granddaughters. Her granddaughters, Kayla and Chantelle, were the joy of her life. She attended many baseball games, dance performances, dance competitions, school events, and graduations. If they were in it, she was there. Her favorite time with her granddaughters was making numerous chocolate chip cookies with them. Millie was an avid sports fan. Her favorite football team was the Baltimore Ravens. She enjoyed watching any sport, it didn't matter what sport, she would watch it. While she was in Idaho Falls she lived at Elk Creek Senior Community and Lincoln Court Assisted Living Center before moving to Parkwood Meadows. Millie is survived by her son, John R. (Christine) Ferguson Jr. of Idaho Falls, ID, two granddaughters, Kayla (Tevin) Chambers of Taylorsville, UT, and Chantelle Tam of Ammon, ID, and a sister, Della (Jack) Mink of Easton, MD. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and two sisters, Viola Damewood and Frances Rudick Gore. Graveside Funeral Services will be held at 12 Noon Friday, August 1, 2014, at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, 200 East Padonia Road, Timonium, MD 21093. The family will visit with friends from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Friday at Eline Funeral Home, 934 South Main Street, Hampstead, MD.

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Eline Funeral Home
934 S Main St
Hampstead, MD 21074
Published in Carroll County Times on July 22, 2014
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