Francis Lorene Nugent Ferguson
December 17, 1939 - December 8, 2013
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Mrs. Francis Lorene Nugent Ferguson

Mrs. Francis Lorene Nugent Ferguson, age 73, of Madison, Indiana, entered this life on December 17, 1939 in Hardin County, Kentucky. She was the loving daughter of the late, Benjamin Edward and Julia Mae Spinks Nugent. She resided most of her life in Jefferson County, Indiana and was a 1959 graduate of Madison High School. Frances was united in marriage on September 1, 1962 at the First Baptist Church in downtown Madison to Elmer Alan Ferguson. This happy union of fifty one years was blessed with a daughter, Diana and two sons, Elliott and Warren. Francis first went to work with the Conn Organ Company in Madison and worked there until it closed. Francis had attended Ivy Tech in Madison and received her degree as a certified medical assistant. She then began a career as a medical assistant with the Madison Clinic retiring after twenty years of service. She was a faithful member of the Brooksburg Baptist Church in Brooksburg, Indiana. Francis enjoyed sewing, collecting Christmas items and special noise makers. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother. Francis died on Sunday, December 8, 2013, at 3:50 p.m. at the King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison, Indiana.

Francis will be missed by her loving her daughter, Diana Ferguson of Madison, Indiana; her loving sons, Elliott Ferguson and his wife, Tina of Madison, Indiana, Warren Ferguson and his wife, Patty of Madison, Indiana; her loving grandchildren, Brandi Bivens (Alan), Joseph Ferguson (Sarah), Nathan Ferguson (Ashley); Joshua Ferguson (Fiancée, Kayla); her adoring great grandchildren, Alexis, Brianna, Trenton, Abby, Colt, Kaytlynn & Chloe; her sisters, Lillian Voris and her husband, Jim of Madison, Indiana, Patricia Hall of Madison, Indiana; her brothers, Billie Nugent of Jeffersonville, Indiana, Estil Nugent and his wife, Sue of Charlestown, Indiana; her sister in laws, Ann Rector and her husband Chuck of Dupont, Indiana, Becky Buchanan of Georgetown, Indiana, Faye Nugent of Del Rey Beach, Florida; Donna Hall Ferguson of Madison, Indiana; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin Edward and Julia Mae Spinks Nugent; her husband of fifty one years, Elmer Alan Ferguson, died Sept. 22, 2013; infant brother, William Cecil Nugent, her brothers, Ernest Nugent and James Nugent; her sisters, Virginia Stillwell and Ethel Shelton.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, December 15, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. by Pastor Mark Lee at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Olive Branch Cemetery near Madison, Indiana

Friends may call Saturday from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive Madison, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Olive Branch Cemetery. Cards are available at the funeral home.

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