Leona Ferguson, 77, of Orient passed away, after a long courageous battle with cancer, Sunday, October 7, 2012 in her home surrounded by her loving family. Born August 1, 1935 in Hitchins, Kentucky.
Preceded in death by her parents; Elijah and Lessie (Hay) Baker; husband, Clifford W. Ferguson; grandson, Tanner Dobner; brothers, Dewey Jay Baker, Arnold Lee Baker, Bill Baker; sister, Mary Miller.
Survived by Children, Regina (Jeff) Bomar; Sharon (Paul) Dobner; Clifford D. Ferguson; Kimberli Cochran; Nikki (Chris) Eason; gradchildren, Kelcie and Hayley Bomar, Brandon, Kyle, Zachary and Jacob Cochran, Lexie Ferguson and Ashley Laskey, Christopher and Cody Landis; brothers and sisters, Wanda (Jim) White, Elijah (Sue) Baker, Shirley (Willis) Blevins; Esther Howard; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 PM Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at Newcomer Funeral Home, SW Chapel, 3393 Broadway, Grove City, OH.
Funeral services will be held 11 AM Thursday at Southwest Freewill Baptist Church, 1542 Greenleaf Road, Columbus, OH 43223.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Leona’s name to Southwest Freewill Baptist Church.
A special thank you to Tom Sanders RN and the rest of the staff at Mt. Carmel Hospice for all their compassion and care given to Leona and her family.