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Tom Ferguson

veteranMar 25th, 1942 - Apr 25th, 2021

Memorial Ceremony:  3 p.m. Thursday, April 29, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home

Memorial Visitation:  2 until 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home

Interment:  Elmwood Cemetery


     Tommy Ray Ferguson, age 79, of Flora, Illinois, passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, April 25, 2021, at his home.

     He was born March 25, 1942, in Clay County, the son of Carlin William and Gladys Pearl (Stanford) Ferguson.  On March 23, 1963, he was united in marriage to Anna Miner in Randolph County, and together they have celebrated 58 wedding anniversaries.

     Tom retired from a career as a natural gas pipeline superintendent.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and past member of the American Legion.  His spare time was often filled with playing golf and cards.  He was a member of the Flora Elks, and past member of Oak Street Baptist Church. 

     He is survived by his wife: Anna Ferguson of Flora; 3 children: Tommy Ray (Lesley) Ferguson Jr. of Mahomet, Anthony Dale (Dena) Ferguson of Carterville, and Christina (Joe) Krutsinger of Flora; 8 grandchildren: Jenna Ferguson, Tara Ferguson, Allissa (Jordan) Ellis, Christopher Ferguson, Zachary Fenton, Harley Ferguson, Kelsey Krutsinger (Cole Honeyman), and Allie Krutsinger; 3 great-grandchildren: Brody and Reed Fenton, and Maverick Ellis; and a sister: Sarah (Jim) Hayes of Flora.  He was preceded in death by his siblings: Robert Ferguson, Joy Ferguson, Ruth Cavins, and Wayne Ferguson. 

     A memorial ceremony honoring the life of Tom Ferguson will begin at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 29, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Interment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery with military funeral honors presented.  A memorial visitation will be held from 2 until 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  Memorial donations are suggested to Clay County Cancer Crusaders and these will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a memory or condolence, visit:


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Rick and Trudy Stanford

April 26th

We are so sorry for your loss. He will be missed by family and friends.

Debbie (Glaspy) Johnson and Yvonne Glaspy

April 26th

Dear Anna, Tom, Tony, Chris and Sarah, We are so sorry to hear that Tom has passed away. Though it's been many years, we will always remember him fondly. He was a wonderful man and a loyal friend/cousin to my Dad and our family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

John and Judy Lusk

April 26th

Ann and family, we are sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts during this difficult time.

Mike & Deb McKinney

April 26th

So sorry to hear of Tom's passing. However I am sure Dad, Don Hall, was waiting at the gate golf clubs in hand. They will be swapping stories for all eternity and each will be taller than the one before.

Brenda Kling

April 26th

Ann and family, so sorry for your loss. I know Tom will be deeply missed. My sympathy, thoughts, and prayers are with you.

Bud and Linda Martin

April 26th

Tom was a true gentleman. Our condolences and prayers go out to his family.

Jacque Davis

April 26th

Sarah, Tom, Tony, Chris and families, you are in my thoughts and prayers at this time. I remember your Dad/brother with fondness. Sarah your home was my second family and remember all your family with great love and appreciation for letting me be part. Know Tom will find peace and joy celebrating in heaven with all and waiting for that great reunion of all God's family.

Velma Sons

April 26th

He fought a good fight So sorry for family I love and will miss you dear cousin. Tell we meet again.

The Carpenter's

April 26th

We're so sad to hear of Tom's passing, he was a good man, he will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.


April 26th

Sorry for your loss, Sarah & family

Paul & Jo Ann Rose

April 27th

So sorry to hear Ann! Thinking of you and Prayers for you and your family!

Dave & Donna Patelski

April 26th

Praying for you all!

Mike Warren

April 27th

Sorry for your loss. Tom will be missed. We met when we were 10 years old. I always considered Tom a great friend!

Thomas Henson and Shirley

April 28th

The loss of a good friend is never easy but the loss to Tom's family is a loss that is hard to handle. May God bless and keep each of you. I am having a procedure at Good Sam thursday. I will miss the services,but will be thinking of Tom and all the family. I am very very sorry for your loss.

Charlie and Patty Peters

April 29th

We're so very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.

Joe& Linda Jones

April 29th

Our deepest sympathy . Sending prayers.hugs and love at this difficult time. May you find comfort in knowing that others also share in your sorrow. May God be with you giving you strength as you adjust to life without your loved one.

Joe & Pam Harrell

April 29th

So sorry for your loss. Prayers and hugs for you and your family.



Jon & Chrissy Taylor
Tom and Maria "Button" Pemberton
Brenda Rinehart
Ulanda Ruger Bryan
Lynne Wilson
Bud and Linda Martin
Rick and Trudy Stanford
Joe Ellis
Marty & Nancy Thompson
Dana and Janet Franklin
All 70's Reunion
Debbie (Glaspy) Johnson and Yvonne Glaspy
John and Judy Lusk
Mike & Deb McKinney
Carl & Paula Patridge
Tony and Janice Randall
Micheal W. & Kristal G. Engelmeier
Annie &Herbie Lewis
Jesse & Carmen Lewis & family
Dan and Deb Greenwood
Becky and Rick Williams
Stan and Carla Stanford
Randy & Lisa Hargis
Tammy and Rich Wyman
Billy and Candy
Dave and Linda Thompson
Linda Harrell Judd
Ron and Donna Gambrel
Doug & Brenda Hall
Troy, Kim & Carson Welty
Casey and Deb Eastin
Phil & Jane Henson
Gene and Betty Pieplow
Brenda & Gary Miller
Nancy Lewis
casey and debra eastin
Pete & Esther Walker
Larry & Sue Williams
Alan & Charlotte Hickox
Chad and Elizabeth Bayles
Walt & Doloris Brewer
Jim & Karen Williams
Myron and Gail Woomer
Bruce & Nannette Richards
Becky Stanford Stocke
Ray & Nancy Corry
Melissa eikenhorst
Dallas & Heather Durre
Paula C
Ed & Kathy Colclasure
Norman Philli[ps
Steve Smith
Tom & Connie Greenwood
Ella Burgess
Sarah and Jim
Jerry and Brenda Kling
Vickie Buckley
Cheryl Paul
Kathy Leonard
Mike and Kathy Kitley
Joshua Ferguson
Ron & Nancy McGee
Dale and Cindy Henson
Mark and Janet Winka
Curtis and Holly Leib
Rod,Jonah & Maria Carpenter
Steve and Ruby Barnes
Rick and Darla Gindlesberger
Joann Stanford
Bernie and Rose Born
Larry Frost
Brian & Tina Pieplow
Yancey and Lori Glassford
Delbert & Becky Rodgers
Kaaren & Maurice
Dale Carpenter
Jim and Linda Grove
Gene Carpenter
Jeff and Mandy Dennis
Karen and Joe Anderson
Sheldon & June Smith
Ed and Debbie (Cartright) Crown
Kylie Cox
Paul &Jo Ann Rose
Jean Guerrettaz
Lenny and Marie Henson
Troy and Sandy Thomas
John & Marla Corry
Wayne Eastin & Diane Johnson
Lowell & Brenda K Showalters
Mark Dunnigan
Charlie and Patty Peters
Linda jones
Scott (& Lani) Cushman
Don and Ruth Ann Lusk
Tony and Janice Randall
Scott (& Lani) Cushman
Jeanie Marie Hall
Norma and Ivan Barnett
Donald and Robin Brooks
Carla and Stan Stanford
Mike & Tammye Burge
Kevin Steele


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