In memory of
Helen Griffin Ferguson, 91, of Columbia, Mo., passed away on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Columbia Manor in Columbia. Visitation was held on on Sunday, August 19, 2018 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the Memorial Funeral Home. Graveside services were at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 21, at Greenwood Cemetery in Clarksville, with Rev. Sam Timbrook officiating. Helen was born on September 20, 1926 in Marshville, N.C., the daughter of Worley and Effie (Bivens) Griffin who preceded her in death. She was married on October 4, 1945 in Asheville, N.C. to Joe Thomas Ferguson, Jr. who preceded her in death on September 25, 2005. Helen had a kind and gentle spirit and loved everyone she meet. She will be deeply missed by her family. Survivors include: one son, Bob Ferguson of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; one daughter, Diane Ferguson of Columbia; one grandson, Thomas Ferguson of Columbia; one brother, Graham Griffin of Marshville, N.C. and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three brothers and five sisters. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Prairie Grove Baptist Church or to the Donor's Choice, c/o Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 West, Columbia, MO 65202. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.memorialfuneralhomeandcemetery.com.
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