Obituary for Neoma Jo Ferguson (Hill)
Mrs. Neoma Jo Hill Ferguson, age 96, from Nashville, Arkansas was born on March 16, 1918 in Mineral Springs to Thomas Ryle Roberts Hill and Lula Caroline Hill. She went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, December 6, 2014 after a brief illness in the Howard memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Ferguson was a homemaker and employee of the Howard Memorial Hospital 37 years ago. She loved cooking, sewing, gardening, mowing her yard, canning, reading, and had a life-long thirst for knowledge. She was well known for her gestures of appreciation. She loved to fellowship with others as a member of County Line Baptist Church, Howard County Extension Homemakers, and the THEOS support group.
She Was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Earl Edward; a son, Douglas Earl Ferguson; a son-in-law, John Paul Jones; four brothers, Jeff Davis Hill, William Henry Hill, Thomas Hayes Hill, James Fred Hill; four sisters, Mary Nancy Hill, Mattie Mae Hill Hockaday, Lillie Cleo Hill Reed, and Annie Laurie Hill.
Mrs. Ferguson is survived by one sister, Arry Frances Hill Turner, age 98; one son, Phillip Noel Ferguson; two daughter-in-laws, Linda Ferguson, Ann Elizabeth Ferguson; two daughters, Brenda Gale Ferguson Jones, Donna Kay Ferguson Hudgens; one son-in-law, Bobby Hudgens; thirteen grandchildren, Kimberly Jane Hartman, Elizabeth Noelle Ferguson, Phillip Noel Ferguson II, Periwinkle Dove Schuster, Brian Leon Strother, Stephanie Diane Ardoin, John Bartley Hudgens, Emily Joanne Duncan, Rebekah Louise Brown, Michele Elizabeth Ferguson, Natalie Diane Ferguson; Fourteen great-grandchildren, numerous nieces/nephews, and precious friends.
The funeral service will be held at 2 :00 p.m. on Friday, December 12th at Nashville Funeral Home with Bro. Charles Jones officiating. Burial will follow at the County Line Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday night from 6 to 8p.m.