Joe went to be with the Lord on Jan. 22, 2018, from Alzheimer’s disease. He was born March 23, 1941 in Childress, TX. He leaves behind his wife, Thelma; son, Joey and wife Chantelle; daughter, Cheryl and her partner Craig; brother, Mike and wife Carol in Arkansas; as well as many relatives, friends, and his beloved church family.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Lorraine Ferguson; and his brother, Charles.
He pastored Sierra Baptist Church in Oakdale for over 22 years. He attended CMBI and Talbot Seminary. He retired from the Army after 23 years.
Joe is buried at the National Cemetery in Gustine, CA. A memorial service will be held at Sierra Baptist Church, Saturday, Jan. 27, at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Sierra Baptist Church.
The Oakdale (Calif.) Leader
Jan. 24, 2018