Ruth Elaine Ferguson was born on May 22, 1965 in Ethiopia and transitioned to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ May 18, 2020.
She was preceded in death by her loving parents Rev. Joseph and Josephine Ferguson from Kentucky. Ruth is survived by sisters in Christ, Charhonda Chilton of Rockwall, Texas, Renee Thompson of Garland, Texas, Margaret Freelon of Irving, Texas and Latrisha McDuffie of Dallas, Texas. ; nephews, Micah Buchanan, Caleb Thompson, Weldon Chilton, Jackson Parker; nieces, Madison Dolo, Kendall Dolo and her beloved St. Mark Baptist Church Family.
Ruth was at her curator of the written word. She was a generous individual who loved reading and who was passionate about learning. Ruth graduated from South Garland High School in 1983 and attended Texas Christian University. Ruth enjoyed a full life where she worked as the first administrator for St. Mark Baptist Church, a paralegal Sydney Powell Esquire, American Heart Association executive administrator, Vice-President of Social Media Delivered, Administrator of Services of Hope and award winning Editor of the North Dallas Gazette; the only African-American newspaper in North Dallas.
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