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Ernestine Ferguson

September 29, 1931 ~ August 14, 2019 (age 87)

Ernestine Elizabeth Ferguson, 87, of Coatesville, PA, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at Green Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Malvern, PA.

Born in Coatesville, PA she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Stanley Holmes, Sr. and Alberta (Johnson) Holmes.  She was married to the late Milton Leroy Ferguson, Sr., and out of this union were born four children, Alberta, Gale, Milton, Jr, and Jay.

She worked in the X-ray department and Central Supplies at the old Coatesville Hospital for 45 years.

She enjoyed knitting afghans to give as wedding gifts for each one of her children. She would also knit blankets for the birth of each great-grandchild.

Ernestine is survived by two sons, Milton L. Ferguson, Jr, (Lynda) of Wolcott, Connecticut, Elder Jay D. Ferguson (wife, Elder Glena) of Coatesville; two daughters, Alberta Manning (James) of Sadsburyville, PA, Gale Alder (Ernest) of Gordonsville, PA; sister, Arlene Holmes of Coatesville; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-great grandchild;  a wonderful nephew, Todd Saunders as well as other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM on Friday, August 23, 2019 at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 819 Coates Street, Coatesville, PA.  There will be a viewing beginning at 9:00 AM.

Interment will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, 1008 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA.

Flowers can be sent to the church on the day of the service. Please share a condolence message for the family on the guest book.

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