Nancy Ruef Ferguson, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away on May 11th, 2023 at the age of 97 in Williamsburg, VA. Nancy was born in New York on August 9th, 1925.
Nancy was a career Military spouse who enjoyed being stationed worldwide an especially in Paris. She had a strong work ethic that she passed down to her children. She lived in Williamsburg since 1968 and was an active member of the community. She attended the Williamsburg Unitarian Church and graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Penn State in 1946.
Nancy was preceded in death by her husband, John M. Ferguson Jr., USMA Class of ’45, and her son, J. Mark Ferguson III. She is survived by her daughter, Lesley Ball (Chuck) of Wilmington, NC, her daughter-in-law, Jane Ferguson of Williamsburg, VA, and her grandchildren, Charlie Ball of Wilmington, NC, Adam Ferguson of Williamsburg, VA, and Ian Ferguson of Washington D.C.
Nancy will be remembered as a devoted mother and grandmother who always put her family first. Her kind heart and gentle spirit will be deeply missed by all those who knew her. In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to Williamsburg Unitarian Church, 3051 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185.