Beverly Ann Ferguson was born on July 2, 1950 to parents, Wiley Edward Poindexter Sr. and Maxine Loretta (Minor) Poindexter. Beverly grew up on the Eastern shore of Maryland. In Denton, Maryland, Beverly went to Lockerman High School with her brother, Wiley Edward Poindexter Jr. She was on the Girls High School Field Hockey team and modeled for Barbizon. Beverly learned to cook and sew from her mother. She was able to make and tailor her own clothes. Beverly became a great cook like her mother.
Beverly was married to Ronald Ferguson. They had two sons, Warren Ferguson and Kevin Ferguson. Beverly later divorced.
Beverly received an Associate Degree in Medical Records Technology/Transcription at West Virginia University Institute of Technology. She worked in hospitals in Carbondale and Marion, Illinois. Beverly also worked as a manager of a Group Home, Hotel Manager and Evangelist. She truly loved God, people and animals. Beverly had a great sense of humor and loved studying the Bible.
In her later years, she moved to Tampa, Florida to stay with her sister and brother in law. There, Beverly joined Bible Based Fellowship Church. Several years later, Beverly moved back to Marion ,Illinois to be close to her son, Kevin, and her grandchildren. She resided in Liberty Village Nursing home surrounded by the love of her family, friends and staff.
Beverly is survived by :
Sister- Christine Poindexter Myatt
Sons-Warren Ferguson and Kevin Ferguson
Brother in Law- Craig Allen Myatt Sr (husband of Christine Poindexter Myatt)
Sister in law- Gail Tippet (wife of the late Wiley Edward Poindexter Jr.)
Nephew- Craig Allen Myatt Jr.
Nieces- Monique Myatt Galloway, Maria Myatt
Grandchildren- Jasmine Thompson, Joseph Thompson, Kayla Ferguson, Tyson Ferguson, Gavin Ferguson and Bianca Huddson
Great grandchild of Jasmine Thompson- Mattie
She was preceded in death by her Fiance - Letcher Floyd, Father- Wiley Edward Poindexter Sr., Mother- Maxine Loretta Minor Poindexter, and Brother-Wiley Edward Poindexter Jr.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at Blue Funeral Home in Marion. Burial will follow at Dewmaine Cemetery in Colp. A time of visitation will be held from 9-10am on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at Blue Funeral Home in Marion.