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Dr. Sarah Jefferson Ferguson

March 22, 1954 — December 19, 2020

Rev. Dr. Sarah K. Ferguson joined the host of angels as she departed this life, December 19, 2020 in Evans, Georgia. Sarah K. Ferguson was born March 22, 1954 in Dade City, Florida to the late Ms. Edna Jones.
As a child, she enjoyed spending time learning about her family traditions and customs, especially cooking. She graduated with Honors from Pasco Comprehensive High School in Dade City, Florida. Upon graduating from high school, Sarah attended Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina, and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing. As an undergraduate student at Johnson C. Smith University, she sang in the University Choir and was a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Later in life, Sarah also obtained a Master of Divinity, Master of Theology, and a Doctorate of Ministry from the Christian Life School of Theology.
After graduating from college, Sarah moved to Nashville, TN, where she worked as a claims adjuster. In Nashville, she met the love of her life, Dr. Vincent Tommy Francis Ferguson. She was richly blessed by her marriage of 40 years.
As a military family, they were stationed at several army bases, which included Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Hanau, Germany, and Fort Gordon, Georgia. After serving over 18 years of military service, the family settled in Evans, Georgia.
While stationed at Fort Bragg, she was a member of St. Joseph Episcopal Church. She made Whole Life Ministries her permanent church home when the family moved to the Augusta area.
Sarah’s generosity, smile, jubilant spirit, and caring nature attracted strangers who would inevitably become friends, and once a friend of Sarah’s, one was treated more like a family member.
Sarah’s zest for life and willingness to give, will forever be remembered and honored by her “Honey”, Dr. Vincent Ferguson. Two sons, Vincent Francis Christopher Ferguson of Brooklyn, New York and Victor Eugene Ferguson of Baltimore, Maryland. Grandson Gabriel Vincent Alexander Ferguson.
Sarah is preceded in death by brother, Ronald Snow, Sr. and sister, Brenda Barrett. Sarah also leaves to cherish fond memories of her life to her sister, Christine Jefferson Grant (Richard) of Powell, Ohio and brother, Michael Jefferson (Angela) of Columbus, Ohio. Brother in laws, Etzel Ferguson (Margo) of Suitland, Maryland and Frederick “Tony” Ferguson (Pornpimol) of Spring Lake, North Carolina. Sister in laws, Delaine Headen (Robert) of Yorktown, Virginia, Paula Ferguson of Atlanta, Georgia, including special daughters Arnetta Barrett Smith and Barnetta Barrett Boston of Charlotte, North Carolina. Mourning the loss of their cherished aunt are a host of nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews including Richard (Richie) Grant. Sarah also leaves memories of a life well lived and of tireless giving to those who affectionately knew her as “G-Mommy”, Richard Tyson (Priscilla) of Grovetown, Georgia and LaKiesha Grant of Augusta, Georgia. She also leaves to celebrate her life, a host of cousins, extended family, church family, and friends. Sarah leaves to cherish her memory Janet Hickson.
The Ferguson family will be having a “walk-through viewing” on December 26th from 11:00am-12:30pm at Whole Life Ministries. 2621 Washington Road, Augusta, GA 30904. As an abundance of caution during the pandemic, there will be no public funeral service.

The celebration of life service will be streamed at 1pm, Saturday. December 26th at https://livestream.com/wholelife/liveservice
The burial will take place at 11:00 AM on Monday, December 28, 2020 at Rockfish Memorial Park in Fayetteville, N.C.
The family welcomes donations to The Georgia Transplant Foundation as an expression of sympathy instead of flowers. Donations in her memory can be made online at https://gatransplant.org/giving/tribute-donation/ or sent in by mail to 2201 Macy Dr, Roswell, Ga 30076

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