Mabel Ferguson

Friday, June 8, 2007

DEXTER - Mabel Ferguson, 87, died June 7, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

Born Oct. 4, 1919, at Dexter, to the late Wiley and Ida Bell Carwile Gillis, she had lived most of her life in Dexter, where she was a member of the Church of Christ and had worked as a supervisor at the Stoddard County Sheltered Workshop before her retirement.

Survivors include: two sons, Gary Allen Tandski of Dexter and Derill Ferguson Jr. of Hartville, Ohio; three daughters, Brinda Wallis, LaVerne Tinker and LaVeda Banken of Dexter; and 14 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Gillis and Gene Gillis; and one sister, Olive Ellis.

Visitation is from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. Dale Grissom of Dexter will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.