Obituary – Mary Evelyn Johnson Ferge

Published 1:55 pm Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Mary Evelyn Johnson Ferge, 74, passed away Friday, Dec. 5, 2019, at Jackson General Hospital in Jackson, Tenn.  A memorial service was held on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 2 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home.  Interment was at Paris Cemetery.  Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of arrangements.

When she was younger. she loved to be outside, riding horses, and fishing.  She enjoyed crafts, especially sewing, drawing, and coloring.  Most importantly Ms. Ferge enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.  

Ms. Ferge is survived by her three daughters, Becky (Boxy) Wilson, of Whiteville, Tenn., Annette (Juan) Miliken and Tammy (Mark) Lambert, both of Medon, Tenn.; one sister, Myra Welch of Booneville, Miss.; nine grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren.  

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Donations in honor of Ms. Mary Evelyn Johnson Ferge may be made to the Down Syndrome Association of Memphis and the Mid-South (  

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