Sara Dean Thomas Ferguson


Sara Dean Thomas Ferguson was born in Coal Valley in Walker County on June 21, 1931. She passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017, at her residence. She was a member of Burnwell Baptist Church.

Visitation will be held Saturday, April 22, 2017, from 6 until 8 p.m. in the chapel at New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home in Dora, and Sunday, April 23, 2017, from 2 until 3 p.m. at Burnwell Baptist Church in Burnwell.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 23, 2017, at 3 p.m. at Burnwell Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the New Horizon Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Wayne Ferguson, the Rev. Tommy Ferguson and the Rev. Herbert Thomas will officiate.

Ferguson is survived by her husband of 66 years, William Malcom “Mac” Ferguson; children, Pastor Wayne Ferguson (Vicki), Janice Marcrum (Charles), Pastor Tommy Ferguson (Connie), and Carol Bonds; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and brother, Rev. Herbert Thomas (Virginia). Special thanks to our caregivers, Susie Roberts, Cindy Kearney, and Expect Care Hospice.

Online condolences may be expressed at

New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home, Dora; 205-648-2323