Jerry was born on September 23, 1944 in Dumas to Samuel and Hazel Ferguson. He had worked for Valero over forty years as an operator until retirement. He was a member of the Nazarene Church.
He married Carolyn Pitts on November 16, 1962 in Ola, Arkansas.
He was preceded in death by two daughters, Connie Slagle and Donna Flint; and a granddaughter, Jazlyn.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Ferguson of Dumas; a son, Michael Ferguson and wife Melissa of Sunray; a brother, Cecil Ferguson of Pampa; four sisters, Rita Junk of Kaw City, Ok., Florene Minnich of St. Mary’s, Ohio, Lou Packebush of Dumas, Ann Summit of Ola, Arkansas; five grandchildren, Ryan, Brandon, Chrystal, Shannon, and Stephen; and ten great grandchildren, Britten, Pearson, Brooklyn, Lucas, Jaxon, Kobe, Ty, Jayden, Lola, and Harper.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, June 19, 2017 at Boxwell Brothers Memorial Chapel, 500 N. Maddox with Ronnie Ferguson officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas.