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Betty Ferguson

Betty L. Ferguson, 95, of Van Buren, IN, passed away Thursday, April 27, 2023.

Betty was born February 21, 1928 in Garber, Oklahoma. After her father's death her mother moved the family back to Van Buren in 1936. She graduated from Van Buren High School in 1946. She married Jim Ferguson on Christmas Eve 1947. Soon after they bought their farm and raised their family in Van Buren. She enjoyed camping and was a member of the United Methodist Church of Van Buren. After their retirement they became winter Texans for several years.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 75 years Jim Ferguson; her parents Joshua Mellet and Marie(Shultz) Schweikhardt; her son Jeff Ferguson; granddaughter Nikki Ferguson; son-in-law Bill Kalmes; sisters Catherine(Everett) Kreigh, Martha(Oren) Duckwall, Maxine(John)Plummer and Marguerite (Earl)Cox.

She is survived by her son Greg(Ana) Ferguson; daughter-in-law Ann(Doyle)Ferguson; daughter Linda Kalmes; grandchildren Eric(Heather) Ferguson, Tom(Summer)Ferguson, Kristy(Jon)Colyer, Jasmine(Danny)Shook; great-grandchildren Liam and Nolan Ferguson, Eli and Liz Ferguson, Ella and Wade Colyer, Lola and Logan Shook.

A private burial will take place at Van Buren Cemetery in Van Buren, Indiana.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home in Van Buren.