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Elizabeth C. Ferguson, 96, Columbus

Elizabeth C. Ferguson, 96, Columbus, died at 8:45 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation of Columbus.

Elizabeth was born in Mt. Sterling, Ky. July 1, 1917, to the late Lewis and Verta Wallace Bridges. She married Murray J. Ferguson, who preceded her in death in 1970. Elizabeth was a realtor for 49 years, prize-winning floral arranger for the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville, and a ranked bridge player. She owned thoroughbred racing horses and loved traveling, the library at the church and spending time with her family.

A memorial service will be conducted at a later date at Beargrass Christian Church in Louisville, Ky.

Online condolences can be sent to the Ferguson family at

Survivors include her son, Ron (Cheryl) Ferguson of Nashville; sister, Lucille Meska of Dayton, Ohio; four grandchildren, Perry Ferguson, Ann Ferguson, Wendiellen McGana, and Robbin Rhoton; and seven great-grandchildren.

Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband, Murray J. Ferguson; and sisters, Lee Trowbridge and Pauline Tipton.

Arrangements were entrusted to Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home.

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  • November 23
    Annual community-wide hymn sing planned
    6:30 p.m. Nashville Christian Church, 160 S. Van Buren St.
  • November 23
    Nashville Reserve Officers host chili cook-off
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nashville P.D., 200 Hawthorne Drive
  • November 25
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 25
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 28
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 29
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 29
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 2
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 4
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 12
    Widowed group plans Christmas party
    noon Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • December 12
    BCSP Christmas bird count slated
    8 a.m. BCSP Nature Center, 1810 State Road 46 East
  • December 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road