Celo Daen Ferguson, 89, of Sulphur Springs, Texas passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Hopkins Place Assisted Living. Celo was born January 16, 2918 in Leedey, Oklahoma located in Dewey County. He attended school at Red Star and Liberty Center.
Celo was the son of Leslie Ferguson and Elsie Marie Webb Ferguson. He married Betty Jeanice Newsome on August 19, 1948 in Wheeler, Texas. Celo served in the U.S. Army. He was a machinist for Texas Instruments for many years. Celo was a member of Central Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs.
He is survived by his wife; son, Louis Dean Ferguson of Sulphur Springs; daughter, Wanda Wilson and husband Thomas of Rowlett, Texas; grandchildren Amber Godwin of Lavon, Texas, Aaron Wilson and wife Samantha of Terrell, Texas, and Michael Ferguson and wife Sandy of Sulphur Springs; great grandchildren Alex Godwin, Brendan Godwin, Kaitlyn Wilson, Hayden Wilson, Mason Wilson, Ryan Ferguson and Sara Ferguson; brothers Thurman Ferguson of Grand Prairie, Texas, Kenneth Ferguson and wife Shirley of Elk City, Oklahoma and Delmont Ferguson of Irving, Texas.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Services were held September 26, 2017 at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bruce Stinson officiating. Interment followed at Greenview Cemetery with the Hopkins County Military Coalition conducting military honors. Michael Ferguson, James Wilson, Aaron Wilson, Mason Wilson, Ryan Ferguson and Dennis Ferguson served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Hayden Wilson and Brendan Godwin.
Arrangements are under the direction of West Oak Funeral Home.