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Ruth E. Hodges Edwards Fergerson, 84, Edmonton, KY (1936-2021)

Ruth Elizabeth Hodges Edwards Fergerson of Edmonton passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021 at Metcalfe Health Care Center. She was 84 years old.

Funeral services will be at 2pmCT on Sunday, April 18, 2021, at McMurtrey Funeral Home in Summer Shade, KY with burial to follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Monroe County.

A walk through visitation will be Saturday, April 17, 2021, from 2pmCT until 8pmCT, and on Sunday, April 18, 2021 after 8amCT until time of services at 2pmCT.

Due to Covid regulations face mask are required, social distancing encouraged and no food or drinks.

Born November 14, 1936 in Summer Shade, she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Elsie Branstetter Hodges.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Hickory College Church of Christ.

Survivors include daughters, Lacy (Grayland) Lloyd, Bowling Green, Gloria (Bruce) Sullivan, Summer Shade and Vickie Stephens, Edmonton; sons, Trent Fergerson, Nashville, TN and Jerry (Cindy) Fergerson, Bowling Green; sister, Rose Garrett, Glasgow; brothers, Loyd Hodges, Dalton (Linda) Hodges, and Roger (Darlene) Hodges, all of Summer Shade; grandchildren, Jeremy Fergerson, Josh Fergerson, Clay Fergerson, Ava Fergerson, Matthew Stephens, Megan Stephens Hunn, Mary Lazaro, Emily Buren, David Sullivan, Michael Sullivan, Therese Sullivan, April Lloyd Westray, Seth Lloyd and Caleb Lloyd; and twelve great grandchildren.

Preceding her in death besides her parents, were her husbands, Lenville Edwards and Mitchell Fergerson; sister, Bonnie Kesslar; and a great grandchild.

McMurtrey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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