Emma Frances Ferguson
February 2, 1926 ~ May 23, 2018
Emma Frances Ferguson, 92, of Hampton, VA, died on May 23, 2018.
She was born in Porterville, CA on February 2, 1926 to Ben and Velma Allen. She married Bob Ferguson as they met while he was on his way to serve in WW II. They were married for 64 years. Fran valued education and graduated from SMU undergraduate, Texas Tech masters, and obtained her PHD from the University of Houston in education. She retired as the Instructor of Curriculum for the Cypress Fairbanks ISD.
Fran and Bob retired to Ouray and loved hiking and jeeping in the San Juans. They had many good friends and memories of their time in Ouray. She moved to Hampton, VA in 2009 and enjoyed a comfortable life in the Chamberlin on Fort Monroe overlooking the coast line.
She is survived by daughter Jane O’Brien (Michael), son John Ferguson (Vivian), grandson Greg Hood (Sharon), and great-granddaughter Jessica Hood. She was preceded in death by her husband Bob and daughter Kathleen Hood.
Frances was a vivacious woman of great integrity who valued education and hard work. She will be greatly missed by all that knew her.