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Saturday August 10th, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Tommy Jay Ferguson, Sr.

MERIGOLD - Tommy Jay Ferguson, Sr., age 56, of Merigold, MS, passed away on Monday, August 05, 2019, at his home in Merigold.  He was born on August 11, 1962, to Willie Jay and Sylvia Jean (Craft) Ferguson in Cleveland, MS.  Tommy attended Shaw High School and later obtained an Associate’s Degree in Electrical from Mississippi Delta Community College. He married Denyse Joann Hamilton Ferguson on October 24, 1980, in Merigold Baptist Church.  He worked for Duo-Fast Corporation for 15 years, after the closing of Duo-Fast, he worked with JBH Plumbing and did handyman jobs until his retirement. Tommy loved hunting, fishing, watching Ole Miss football and baseball. He also enjoyed spending his time with his many family members.  He was of the Baptist Faith.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Elmer "Jack" Ferguson, Vaudie Pippins Ferguson, Ruben Sylvester Craft, and Edna Mae Herald Craft.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Saturday, August 10, 2019, at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland.  Funeral Services will follow at 1:00 PM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will be at the Merigold Cemetery.  Brother Rick Milan and John Ferguson will officiate the services.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years Denyse Joann Hamilton Ferguson of Merigold, MS. Parents, Willie Jay and Sylvia Jean Craft Ferguson of Merigold, MS.  Daughter, Rachel Belk of Cleveland, MS.  Son, Tommy Jay (Amber) Ferguson, Jr. of Oxford, MS.  Sister, Sheila (Frankie) Roncali of Shaw, MS.  Sister, Wanda "Jeanie" Huskey of New Albany, MS.  Sister, Jessica (George) Morales of Norcross, GA.  Brother, Jason Craft of Water Valley, MS.  Seven grandchildren, One great-grandchild and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Phillip Grothman, George Morales, Freddy Ware, Roy Willis, Jr., Dennon Wood, and Daryl Grant. Honorary pallbearers are Ricky Sims, Wayne Ferguson, Timmy Haynes, Joey Commander, John "Noodles" Ferguson, Austin Smith, Chris Koll, and Ryan Smith.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net

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A Petals Aglow was sent on August 7, 2019

May God be with you and give you comfort. May He wrap His arms around you and give you peace and hope. May He fill you with strength, and may you feel His love during this time. With Love, Amanda, James Easton and Remi Huskey

Expression of Sympathy Aug 7 2019 12:00 AM

R.I.P. Tommy J. For now go and walk with grandma and grandpa and we'll all meet up again.

Christina Craft-Rosales Aug 7 2019 12:00 AM

May he rest in peace.

Chris Balducci Aug 6 2019 12:00 AM

I love you bubba You will
Be truly missed

Jessica Ferguson Morales Aug 6 2019 12:00 AM

Sending prayers to the family love yall much so very sorry

Linda Witt Farmer Aug 6 2019 12:00 AM

Tommy J, we will miss you and never forget you! May you rest in peace with no more suffering or pain! We will all see you again someday but until then, please watch over your family and your friends. May God grant your sweet wife, children, grandchildren, and all the extended families and friends with strength and comfort to carry on without your presence here on earth. Many many prayers for them. Much love goes with you, sweet man.

Reba McKnight Aug 6 2019 12:00 AM

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