Doris Faye Ferguson

Passed away on January 17, 2022
Obituary of Doris Faye Ferguson
Doris Faye Eddins Martin Ferguson, of Alexandria, Tennessee passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022. She was born on November 14, 1937 at the Doctor's Building in Old Hickory, Tennessee. She attended Andrew Jackson School for 8 years. She then attended DuPont High School for 4 years. After graduating in 1955, she worked at National Life Insurance Company as a secretary and then in November, she married Paul Martin. In 1958, they were blessed with a baby girl. They later moved to Old Hickory where they bought a home. In 1966, they had another girl. Kathy and Jamie both graduated from DuPont High School. When asked if she loved music, well she must have, she sat in her car listening to Kathy and Jamie taking piano lessons for 12 years. She was an accomplished seamstress and made Kathy's and Jamie's clothes when they were growing up. She loved to cook and bake. Even making special recipes that only she knew like chocolate dumplins. She loved making meals for family and friends and made sure everyone was stuffed and that they had carried something home that she had made for leftovers later on. She joined the Red Hat Ladies' Club and always enjoyed going to their outings. She also loved to dance. She also worked at John Harland Check Printers as a proofreader. Our mother was a collector. She loved collecting many things in her life. She collected Precious Moments figurines, cookbooks, and sparkly jewelry and flashy clothes. She loved going to garage sales to build her collections. In 1991, She married Al and they moved to Alexandria, where they lived together until he passed in 2015. She was a member of Brush Creek Baptist Church. She is survived by her two daughters: Kathy (Clifford) Harding and Jamie (Phillip) Staton, 3 grandchildren: Melinda Edmondson, Matthew Harding, and Chassidy (David Melson) Martin, and three great-great grandchildren: Clifford Edmondson, Kate-Lynn Edmondson and Arianna Martin. She is also survived by a sister, Linda (Ed) Mays and a brother, Howard (JoAnn) Eddins and special nieces and nephews. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Ferguson family.

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Monday, January 24, 2022


Monday, January 24, 2022

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