Millie Louise Ferguson

Longtime Pawhuska resident Millie Louise Ferguson passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2016 in the Pawhuska Nursing Home. She was 93 years old.

Millie was born April 23, 1923 southwest of Stillwater, Payne County, Oklahoma, the daughter of Ernest and Etta (Faunce) Boyd. On October 26, 1938, she married Archey Nuel Ferguson in Pawhuska, OK. He preceded her in death February 7, 1989. Over the years, Millie had worked as a cook for the Pawhuska Schools and the Pawhuska Hospital. She had also worked for the local sewing factory. In her spare time, Millie loved to go fishing. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church of Pawhuska.

She leaves surviving her son, John Ferguson; a brother, Oscar Boyd; a sister, Pauline Patterson; three grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and other family and friends. In addition to her husband, Millie was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Archie Nuel Ferguson, Jr., and a sister, Stella Bland.

Graveside services will be held Friday, September 9, 10:00AM, in the Pawhuska City Cemetery. Rev. Mark Buchanan will officiate. Interment will follow.

McCartney’s Johnson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.