William Grady 'Bill' Ferguson Jr.


Funeral services for William Grady "Bill" Ferguson Jr., 79, of Cornelia, were held Tuesday, Dec. 3, in the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Chris York officiating. Interment followed at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Anthony Shore officiating.

Mr. Ferguson passed away at his home Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019.

  Born Feb. 7, 1940, in Cornelia, he was the son of the late William Grady and Hazel Etta Head Ferguson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Chapella Lee Murphy Ferguson; brother, Ken Ferguson; and sister, Sue Ferguson Wood.

Mr. Ferguson was a retired supervisor from Chicopee/ Ethicon.

  Surviving are his daughters and son-in-law, Tammy and Steve Forrester, and Tonya Ferguson Carey; brother-in-law, Kenneth Wood; uncle and aunt, Bobby and Patricia Ferguson; grandchildren and spouses, Amber and William Moore, Ashley and Zach Balest, Chloe Cantrell, Benjamin Cantrell and Sam Carey; great-grandchildren, Phoebe Moore, William Moore III, and Camden Balest.

  Arrangements were in the care of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia.