OBITUARY

Margaret Eleanor Reeder Ferguson

January 19, 1926September 5, 2018
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High Point- Margaret Eleanor Reeder Ferguson, 92, passed away on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Pennybyrn at Maryfield.

A Celebration of Margaret’s life will be held at 1:00 PM Thursday, September 20, 2018, in the Chapel of First United Methodist Church in High Point with Rev. John Fitzgerald. Visitation will be at Sechrest Funeral Service in High Point on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 PM.

Margaret was born January 19, 1926 in Monongalia County, WV., to the late Benjamin Reeder and Angie Friend Reeder. On May 28, 1949, she married her husband Charles Berkley Ferguson, who precedes her in death. A resident of High Point for sixty five years, she retired as fabric inventory manager from Schoonbeck Furniture. Margaret was a volunteer at Hospice of the Piedmont as well as being very active in her church. She worked with the Parsons Table to help raise money for her church. Her family would say, “She was the ultimate mother.”

In addition to her parents and her husband, she is preceded in death by her brother, Charles Reeder. Surviving are her brothers Jim Reeder, Bill Reeder, sisters Louise Seeton, Carolyn Greiner, her sons, Steve Ferguson and wife Fredean of Kernersville, Jim Ferguson and wife Kristin of Raleigh, and Ben Ferguson and wife Susi of Rettenberg-Freidorf, Germany; Nine grandchildren Allen, Josi, Michael, Nadia, Stephen, Angie, Dylan, Nikolas, and Andrea; three great grandchildren Shea, Matthew, and Zoey; and three great-great grandchildren Avery, Gavin, and Tori.

Memorials may be directed to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Dr, High Point, NC 27262, or First United Methodist Church, 512 N. Main St. High Point, N.C. 27260

Sechrest Funeral Service of High Point is honored to serve the Ferguson family. Online condolences may be made at sechrestfunerals.com

  • FAMILY

  • Benjamin Reeder, Father
  • Angie Friend Reeder, Mother
  • Charles Berkley Ferguson, Husband
  • Steve Ferguson and wife Fredean, Son
  • Jim Ferguson and wife Kristen, Son
  • Ben Ferguson and wife Susi, Son
  • Charles Reeder, Brother
  • Jim Reeder, Brother
  • Bill Reeder, Brother
  • Louise Seeton, Sister
  • Carolyn Greiner, Sister
  • Margaret also leaves nine grandchildren Allen, Josi, Michael, Nadia, Stephen, Angie, Dylan, Nikolas and Andrea; three great grandchildren Shea, Matthew and Zoey; three great-great grandchildren Avery, Gavin and Tori.
  • DONATIONS

  • Hospice of the Piedmont
  • First United Methodist Church

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, September 19, 2018
  • Memorial Service Thursday, September 20, 2018
REMEMBERING

Margaret Eleanor Reeder Ferguson

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Carroll and Rita Turner

September 18, 2018

Steve and Fredie, so sorry for your loss. Looking at the pictures you have a lot of beautiful memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family

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MARGIE FALL OF 1928 2 YEARS OLD

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MARGIE BEING CAREFREE

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MARGIE'S PRE-SCHOOL PICTURE

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SUMMER 1929 - MARGIE 2 1/2, LOUISE 5, CHARLIE 1, MOTHER ANGIE 31

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MARGIE HUGGING JEAN FISHER KING, BROTHERS CHARLIE AND JIM STANDING BEHIND

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MARGIE AT GIRL SCOUT CAMP

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MARGIE AT THE BEACH - OO LA LA

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REEDER FAMILY

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Biography

Margaret was born January 19, 1926 in Monongalia County, WV., to the late Benjamin Reeder and Angie Friend Reeder. On May 28, 1949, she married her husband Charles Berkley Ferguson, who precedes her in death. A resident of High Point for sixty five years, she retired as fabric inventory manager from Schoonbeck Furniture. Margaret was a volunteer at Hospice of the Piedmont as well as being very active in her church. She worked with the Parsons table to help raise money for her church. Her family would say, “She was the ultimate mother.”