James Harmon Ferguson, 72 Years, 11 Months, 25 Days, departed this life on July 28, 2021 in Jackson.
He was born Aug. 3, 1948 in Henderson, the son of the late Dee Ferguson and Lavounia McNeil Ferguson. He was united in marriage to Shirley Mae Armour on April 10, 1971.
He was co-owner of Dixie Drywall with his brother for many years. He enjoyed gardening and bird watching and was great at barbecuing. He was a good husband, father and brother. He loved his nieces and nephews and his great-nieces and nephews like they were his grandbabies.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Ferguson of Hornsby; a daughter, Cindy (Randy) Gee of Hornsby; one brother, Roger Ferguson of Bethel Springs; four sisters, June Cox of Hornsby, Nadine Russom of Hornsby, Sylvia (James) Ingle of Bethel Springs and Annette McDaniel of Bethel Springs; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Addise Smith; and four brothers: Ralph, Quinton, Lonnie and Prentice Ferguson.
Services were held at 4 p.m. July 31 at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Selmer. Burial followed in the Woodville Cemetery in Chester County.