Obituary: Virginia Ferguson Schoverling

GRASSY CREEK, N.C. — Virginia “Sis” Schoverling, a native of Mitchell County, went home to be with the Lord.

Virginia “Sis” Ferguson Schoverling, age 90, of Galax Trail, Spruce Pine, North Carolina went home to be with the Lord, October 23, 2017. She was a native of Mitchell County and the daughter of the late Robert and Milia Sparks Burleson.

She was a member of Bear Creek Baptist Church where she held many positions over the years. She was also active in County Baptist Programs and in First Baptist Church in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, while she lived there. Virginia loved her Lord, her church, and her family.

She was preceded in death in addition to her parents by husbands, Hartsol Arthur Ferguson and Ralph Schoverling, a brother, Joe Burleson, and son, Robert Larry Ferguson.

She leaves behind two sons: Roger Lee Ferguson of Wichita Falls, Texas and Eddie “Joe” Ferguson Sr. (Deborah) of Bakersville, six grandchildren: Vicki Ferguson, Roger Lee, Patrick, and Chris Ferguson, Eddie Joe Ferguson Jr., and Fredrick Zachary Ferguson, eight great grandchildren: Payton, Blake, Chrissy, Sarah, Riley, Landon, Mary, and Lizzie, and four great great grandchildren: Lucas, Addison, Abbey and Jayse, one niece, Connie Robinson, and one nephew Bobby Burleson.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 2:30PM in Bear Creek Baptist Church with Bruce Cannon, Chris Rathbone, and Vernon Buchanan officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow the service in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Mitchell County Senior Center, 152 Ledger School Rd, Bakersville, North Carolina 28705.

Henline-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Ferguson Family.

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  1. Joe I am so sorry about the death of your Grandmother. May God comfort you.

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