Mr. Sheridan E. Ferguson, age 77, Jonesborough, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, May 13, 2018.
Mr. Ferguson was born in Washington County the son of the late Harry and Louise Williams Ferguson.
Sheridan taught school 35 years in the Washington County School system. He was honored with teacher of the year on 2 occasions and Who’s Who.
Survived by his wife of 50 years Elizabeth Jackson Ferguson, son David and wife Sarah Ferguson and favorite granddaughter Madison, a sister Donna Boyd, husband Fred, also 3 “sisters” who loved him very much, Darlene, Lynda, and Marylou, a second son Chip Jenkins and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Gathering of friends and family will be at Jackson Park Church of the Brethren on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 5 till 8 pm, (Wear your brightest colored clothes). Graveside services will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers spend your time and money with family and friends.
|EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES|
|Mr. Ferguson was my History teacher in 6th grade at JMS. His class was always so much fun. He was a sweet man and a great teacher. He will be missed!|
||Jake and Linda Perkins
|Our condolences to Sheridan's family. |
||Kathy Edwards (Astaneh)
|Mr. Ferguson was my 6th grade teacher. He taught me to believe in myself through all the wonderful math games and Saturday classes we attended due to snow. Our class won the trophy playing as Ferguson's Furies Baseball Team that year. So many wonderful memories of this brilliant man. My prayers to his family along with a heart felt gratitude for the many years they shared his with the Washington County School System. |
|Mr. Ferguson was my favorite teacher. He was my teacher in 6th grade at JMS. He was able to make learning fun and was a source of encouragement and inspiration. A very great man. My condolences to the family.|
|Mr. Ferguson was a Window to the West for his Students at Asbury Elementary School with his slide shows and his stories about places he had traveled. He taught me to read a road map that was something I used many, many times since 1968 and 68. He was a wonderful teacher and role model for all his students. I still brag on him and all he taught me today . |
||Shona Feathers Stoots
|Mr. Ferguson, was my teacher at JMS.
He was always kind and patient. I have
thought of him often over the past
years. I send my deepest sympathy for
your family. May the Lord bless and
||Lidy and Marie Wyatt
|Sheridan was truly a good person and will be
missed by everyone who knew and loved him. May
God be with you during these difficult times.
|He was one of my favorite teachers I ever had. He made Social Studies interesting. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers now and in the days ahead!
|Mr. Ferguson was a wonderful Christian man and an
outstanding teacher dearly loved and respected by his
students. He was such a blessing and friend to all of us who
taught with him at JMS. What a privilege it is to have known
Sheridan Ferguson! David, prayers are with you and your
family. May God give all of you the peace only He can provide. |
||Sherill and Saundra Howell
|We are so sorry to learn of Sheridans passing. He was such a
kind, sweet man. Elizabeth, David and family may God give
you peace and comfort. Ours thoughts and prayers will be with
you in the coming days |
|Mr. Ferguson was my Tennessee History
teacher at Asbury Elementary school 48
years ago. I still fondly remember him
all these years later. |
|I met this wonderful man for the first time during Madison
birthday party. He was one of the sweetest men I have ever
met. Thoughts and prayers are with his family. Wishing you all
comfort and peace in days ahead.|
|We are so very sorry for your loss. Mr. Ferguson was a dear
man and teacher, never to be forgotten. Psalm 34:18 assures
us that God “is near to those that are broken at heart; and
those who are crushed in spirit he saves.” We pray that you
find comfort in knowing that our loving God looks forward, as
much as we do, to reuniting us with our loved ones. (Job
|Sheridan was a remarkable man. Truly an inspiration to all of
us. Will miss him so very much. Love to the family.|
|Mr. Ferguson was one of my favorite
teachers at JMS. He always took the time
to help us understand the lessons and he
made school fun. God must have needed a
great teacher in heaven. God speed sir!|
|Mr.Ferguson was an awesome
teacher,Friend and most of all a man
of faith. It was an honor to attend
Valley View with him...No matter his
health,there was a smile and warm
hand shake.He made me want to aspire
to be a better Christian,friend and
most of all a compassionate man..|
|He certainly was a remarkable teacher, loved those history
lessons, loved those hikes, and those times together at family