Juanita Mae Ferguson Heath of Monegaw Springs passed away January 29, 2012 at the age of 91 at the Sac-Osage Hospital in Osceola. She was born July 24, 1920 to Eddie and Agnes Kirkpatrick in Queen City, Missouri.
She married Leo Ferguson in 1935 and to this union 4 children were born, Shirley, Deanna, Dennis and Larry. Her husband Leo passed away in 1966 and her son Dennis passed away November 9, 2004.
Juanita was a member of the Church in the Valley of Monegaw Springs. She was a devout Christian lady and lead her children the Christian way. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her children Shirley Lehmeier and husband Bill of Lowry City, Missouri, Deanna Hostetter of Monegaw Springs, Missouri and Larry Ferguson and wife Debbie of Monegaw Springs, Missouri; 2 brothers, Floyd and Joyce Kirkpatrick of Washington and Donald Ray and wife Jan Kirkpatrick of Kirksville, Missouri 2 sisters, Maxine Sanders and husband of Marysville, California, Barbra Meyers of Novinger, Missouri; 1 sister-in-law, Julia Lindsey of Lowry City, Missouri.; grandchildren, Bobby Pitts, Randy Pitts Cheryl Addington, Jamie Pitts, Waylon Ferguson, Conway Ferguson, Lauren Ferguson, Kelley Lee, Belinda Malara, Dianne Draper, Terry Hostetter, Gina Al Shawabkeh, Lisa Nichols, Tyler Ferguson, Tina Johnson, Steven Ferguson, Eric Ferguson, 2 stillborn, Lacy and Dennis Jr.
She was preceded in death by 4 sisters, Dixie, Marie, Frances, Elaine and 1 brother Elvis.
We will greatly miss her. We know she is rejoicing in heaven with Jesus and her loved ones. What a wonderful feeling to know where our loved ones are when they leave this world.