Cover photo for Bonnie Ferguson's Obituary
Bonnie Ferguson Profile Photo

Bonnie Ferguson

May 26, 1924 — October 9, 2023

Bonnie Ferguson

 

Bonnie Mason Ferguson, loving mother, and grandmother, passed away peacefully in Dallas, TX on Oct. 9, 2023, at the age of 99. Bonnie was born May 26, 1924, in Flatonia, TX to Muriel Taggert and Ernest Lowell Mason. She married Garland Perry Ferguson on Oct. 2, 1943, in Galveston, TX. 

Bonnie began her teaching career in Bruceville-Eddy during WW II, and taught one year at San Marcus Baptist Academy. Garland and Bonnie moved to Union Grove in 1947, and to Gladewater in 1972. She taught many years in both Gladewater and Union Grove before she retired in 1983. 

At her passing, Bonnie was the oldest living member of the First Baptist Church of Gladewater. She taught a ladies Sunday school class and was a member of the choir for many years. She also served as President of WMU, was an active member of the Shirley Ditmore Bible Study Group, Delta Kappa Gamma, and Beta Sigma Phi. 

Bonnie/Mother/Nanny enjoyed her crossword puzzles, word jumbles and a game of bingo! She was a life-long Texas Rangers fan, and the Rangers, Hallmark, and “Monk” provided many hours of entertainment for her. 

Bonnie was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Barbara Elaine, her husband, Garland, and two sisters, Ernestine Mason Brewer and Carolyn Mason Deviney.

She is survived by her daughter & son-in-law, Bonnie & Morris Bryan of Dallas, and son & daughter-in-law, Bob & Elizabeth Ferguson of Rowlett. She was so proud of her 7 grandchildren and spouses: Stacey LaLumia and James, Becky Senderling and Adam, Keith Ferguson and Barie, Karen Coleman and Alan, Lindsey Hudman and John Paul, Stephanie Contreras, and Matthew Bryan. Her 20 great grandchildren and 10 great, great grandchildren will remember her fondly, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mrs. Ferguson will be held at 11 AM Friday, October 13, 2023, at First Baptist Church in Gladewater. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 AM to 11 AM prior to the service at the church. 

 "Memorials for Bonnie may be sent to Texas Baptist Men, 5351 Catron, Dallas, Texas 75227, Rosedale Cemetery, Box 1547, Gladewater, TX 75647, Habitat for Humanity, or any Veteran Organization. Bonnie was fond of supporting numerous charities throughout the years."

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Bonnie Ferguson, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, October 13, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central (no DST) time)

First Baptist Church Gladewater

300 West Upshur Avenue, Gladewater, TX 75647

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Friday, October 13, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central (no DST) time)

First Baptist Church Gladewater

300 West Upshur Avenue, Gladewater, TX 75647

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Burial

Friday, October 13, 2023

12:15 - 1:15 pm (Central (no DST) time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 751

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree