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Annette Ferguson

Services will be 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, at Second Baptist Church in Union City, with visitation from 3 p.m. until the time of services.
The Rev. Brad Jordan and the Rev. Jim Calhoun will officiate.
Visitation will be at White-Ranson Funeral Home today from 5-8 p.m. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Rives.
The family requests that memorials be made to Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church building fund or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Pallbearers will be Ryan Angel, Phillip Sublett, Cliff Sublett, Jack Sublett, Billy Garrigan and David Ferguson.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Friendship Sunday School Class at Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church and teachers and staff of Ridgemont Elementary School.
Annette was born Aug. 14, 1959, in Union City. She was the daughter of Wanda Sublett of Union City and the late Kenneth Sublett. She married Scott Ferguson Sept. 12, 1982. He survives.
She attended the former Woodland Mills Elementary School and graduated from Obion County Central High School in 1977.
Annette received a bachelor of science degree in business administration and, later, a master’s degree in education from UTM. She was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority.
A first- and second-grade teacher at Ridgemont and Lake Road Elementary schools, she taught for 11 years. She was twice selected as Obion County Teacher of the Year.
A devout Christian, she was a 20-year member of Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church. Feeling called to minister to unchurched children, she devoted herself to help build the children’s ministry. Annette was a Sunday school and Vacation Bible School teacher, was on several church committees, served as church bus driver and helped with the food pantry.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three sons and her daughter-in-law, Ben and Marla Ferguson, Daniel Ferguson and Joe Ferguson, all of Union City; her granddaughter, Andalyn Weatherly-Ferguson of Lin-den; her mother, Wanda Sublett of Union City; her sister, Barbara Angel of Union City; her niece and nephew and their spouses, Whitney and Ben Thornton of Brownsville and Ryan and Erin Angel of Creal Springs, Ill.; and her great-niece and her great-nephew, Wesley Thornton and John Robert Thornton, both of Brownsville.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home

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