Biography of

Lucy Edgar Beard Ferguson

 

Born 30 Sep 1908
Died 24 Oct 1954
Married Cecil James Ferguson

 

After the death of her mother in 1915, her family came back to Hillsboro. She was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Huntington and of the Huntington Women's Club. 

From "The Echo" 1925 - Hillsboro High School Yearbook - Junior Class Poem -- Lucy Edgar Beard - Make 'em laugh, make 'em sob; Just get Lucy on the job; Any goal you wish to reach; Just ask Lucy for a speech..

 

Children Born
James Thomas Ferguson  
Alfred Ferguson  

Lucy Edgar Beard is in the photo above, which one?  Juniors in 1925 are Lucy Edgar Beard, Martha Beard, Anna Bell Clark, Alexander McLaughlin, Rachel Irvine, Dorothy McNeel, Carl Morrison, Martha McNeel, Eva Fowler, Lorena Warren, Nelson Landis, Wilbur Moore, Frances Stillwell, Dorothy Newman, Margaret McNulty.

References

Obituary : Mrs. Lucy Edgar Beard Ferguson, 56, of Huntington, died Saturday, October 24, 1964 in St. Mary's Hospital after a short illness.    Mrs. Ferguson was born September 30, 1908 at Auburn in Culpeper, Virginia, the second daughter of Thomas Lee and Nettie Callison Beard.  After the death of her mother in 1915, the family came back to Hillsboro.  She was married to Cecil J. Ferguson in 1930.  She was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Huntington and of the Huntington Women's Club.   Surviving are her husband and two sons, James Thomas Ferguson of Grayson, Kentucky; and Alfred Ferguson of Huntington; three grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Albert (Virginia) Covington of Alexandria, VA, and Mrs. Lee (Maude) Ruckman, of Beard, and a brother, Carl Beard of Charleston.  Funeral services were held Monday at the Klingle-Carpenter Funeral Home in Huntington by Dr. Lynn P. Jones with burial in Wilshire Boulevard Memorial Gardens.
From "The Echo" 1925 - Hillsboro High School Yearbook - Junior Class Poem

Lucy Edgar Bear d- Make 'em laugh, make 'em sob; Just get Lucy on the job; Any goal you wish to reach; Just ask Lucy for a speech..