Merle Jordan Ferguson, age 71, of Burgaw, passed unexpectedly from her earthly life to her eternal rest on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
She was born July 28, 1948 in St. Charles County, MD, to Laura Frances Bland McKoy. In addition to her mother, Merle was predeceased by her daughter, Lisa Taylor Walker; daughter-in-law, Vicky Valade Jordan; and all her grandparents.
Merle is survived by her husband of 23 years, William “Bill” Edward Ferguson; a special great niece, Kymber Jereczek; children, Kay Bradshaw and husband Kevin, Rodney “Gilven” Jordan, Jr., Daniel Jordan and wife Margie, and Chris Jordan and wife Lori; siblings, Terry Bland, Sr. and wife Sheila, Keith Hinkle and wife, Connie, Teresa Sutton and husband Paul, Sheila Reaves and husband Charles, Rusty Brewer and wife Patricia, and Martin “Marty” McKoy; thirteen grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Merle was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Most of all Merle loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them. She loved baking and cooking for her family. She doted on all her grandchildren and great grandchildren who brought so much joy into her and Bill’s life. And she loved Cruises! Merle’s presence in our lives will truly be missed.
A graveside service will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Red Door Cemetery, Old Maple Hill Road, Burgaw. The Rev. William Hill Pearsall will officiate the service.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a love donation to Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home, PO Box 1316, Burgaw, NC 28425, on Merle’s behalf as her passing was an unexpected event for the family.
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