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Martha Leah Ferguson

Martha Leah Ferguson, 90 of Arcola, passed away at 4:53 PM on Friday, June 18, 2021, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, June 25, 2021, at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main St. Arcola. Burial will be in the Arcola Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at the funeral home.

Martha was born on July 9, 1930, in Nappanee, IN. She was a daughter of John and Katie Ann (Miller) Schrock. She married Robert D. Ferguson on November 5, 1962. He passed away in 1995.

She is survived by four children, Larry and Nicole Ferguson of Arcola, Michael and Debbie Haddon of Salem, IN, Carol and Bo Pichard of Crawfordville, FL and Alan and Pam Ferguson of Humboldt, 13 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one grandchild, one great grandchild, and eight siblings, Mary, Eli, Ida Mae, John Jr., Maggie, Adlai, Omer and Mary.

Martha was a member of the First Baptist Church of Arcola, and the Arcola VFW Ladies Auxiliary.

Martha enjoyed watching NASCAR racing on the weekends. She never met a stranger. If there was a picture of her family and friends, you could always count on her to have taken it or have it. She absolutely loved being with family.

Memorials may be made to the Arcola Senior Center.


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