Fulvia “Rose” Ferguson, 67, of Phenix City, Ala., died Sunday, June 15, 2008, at Emory Hospital in Atlanta.
She was born on October 12, 1940, in the Panama Canal Zone. Known to many as Grandma Rose, she had worked for many years as a patient rep with Northeast Medical Center and as a translator at Longstreet Clinic in Gainesville.
Mrs. Ferguson was preceded in death by her parents; and two granddaughters, Stephanie Strange Olds and Brittany Nichole Odland.
She loved her family dearly and treated many others as her own family, never meeting a stranger and loved gardening, loved ones stated. She was a very Godly woman and a member of Hopewell Baptist Church in Gainesville.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Terri Lee and Charles Odland, Phenix City, Debra and Eric Fontaine, Talmo; a son and daughter-in-law, Don C. and Dee Dee Ferguson, Willington, Tenn.; sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Bill Vignoe, Fort Rucker, Ala.; grandchildren, Brandon Cole Ferguson, Jesse Strange, Elisha Fontaine, Joel Fontaine and Ian Fontaine; great-grandchildren, Kaia Strange, Stephanie Brittany Strange and Elijah Strange; nieces, Laura Anderson and Jennifer White; a nephew, Junior White; and co-workers and friends.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 18, at 3 p.m., at Vance Memorial Chapel in Phenix City with Chaplain Jeff Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Tuesday, June 17, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.
Vance Memorial Chapel, Phenix City, Ala., is in charge of arrangements.