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Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel

5471 Far Hills Ave, Dayton, OH

OBITUARY

M. Joann Ferguson

11 January, 193117 January, 2020
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FERGUSON, M. Joann, age 89 of Kettering passed away Friday, January 17, 2020. Joann was preceded in death by her parents, John and Bertha Harvey Clemons; son, Wayne Paul; brother, Roy Clemons; and sisters, Ruth Clemons, Sarah Kay Wing, and Virginia Graffenburg. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Lavon; daughter, Kathy (Mike) Smith; sons, Robert, Mike (Vickie), and Lavon, Jr. (Cindy); 10 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren; brother, Arles (Jean) Clemons; and sisters, Opal Douglas, Faye Wornstaff, Diane Eubank, and Dale Jones. Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at the Tobias Funeral Home – Far Hills Chapel, with the funeral service at 12:00 p.m. Burial David’s Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton. Condolences may be sent to www.tobiasfuneralhome.com.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Chad Ferguson
  • Brandon Ferguson
  • Mike Smith
  • Ryan Fair
  • Kameron Fair
  • Josh Taylor

Services

  • Gathering of Family and Friends Wednesday, 22 January , 2020
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, 22 January , 2020

Memories

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Lisa Long

21 January 2020

Aunt JoAnn, Please take care of my brother Randy in Heaven and he will take care of you.
Lisa L Long

Vickie Fair

21 January 2020

I was truly blessed to have her as my mother-in-law and best friend. Over the years she was so fun to be around. When I needed encouragement she gave it to me always. When I needed advise she gave it to me. When I needed to vent she listened. I have wonderful memories of her and will hold on to those. My world is not the same now without her in it. She and Poppie had a wonderful life together and raised a wonderful family. Anything she needed or wanted Poppie made sure she got it. They have always been my role models. I am a better person for knowing Joann. I love and miss her terribly.

Kathy Lewis

21 January 2020

I have such beautiful memories of Joann. I will never forget Her. She helped Me so much with my job at Staco. She took me under her wing and treated me like her own daughter. I took her home from work a lot of times. We had the best times together. sometimes we would go shopping after work. She came to
My retirement party two years ago. I needed her there that day so I could thank her for all she did for me there. Without her I might not have stayed. I’ll also remember how proud she was of her children and grandchildren Love you Joann .

Christopher Ferguson

19 January 2020

Aunt Joann was like the mother I never had. She always made me smile and was so full of joy and compassion. Aunt Joann had love and respect for everyone she had ever met. She taught me how to love unconditionally and how to forgive myself as well as others. She was a true angel amongst humanity. She will be greatly missed.

Renee Poling

19 January 2020

I will always remember Joann as one of the most loving beautiful people i have ever met. She had the most beautiful smile and knew how to make everyone else around her smile too. Although she is not my grandmother by genes, she is still my grandmother. I met Joann when i was 14... at the age of 35, through all the years, she has always made me feel loved and welcomed as a part of the family. I remember the last time i seen her was at Marie and Ryans wedding... where, as always, she gave me the biggest hug and smile. Regardless of any situations i have been in or decisions i have made in my life she has never treated me and different or any less than a granddaughter... she was a remarkable woman... and definitely left her impression on this world. She will be missed greatly by many. Pappi you are an amazing husband, grandpa, and dad... i know she will watch over you and will always be proud of you ❤️

Brenda Howell

18 January 2020

Sitting on the porch at the Red House in Wrightsville with Joann and the crew will always hold some of the sweetest memories in my heart. She gave me some pretty great advise and would make me laugh so hard. Spending time with her is one of my best memories in Wrightsville. Such a loving, happy, giving and beautiful soul that touched so many lives. She is indelibly burned into my memory with so much love. Rest In Peace dear friend. I’m so lucky that you walked into my life. My condolences to her family. Vaughn, our love and prayers are with you.

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