Cecilia I. (Hickey) Ferguson

May 30, 1945 ~ January 3, 2019 (age 73)

Cecilia Imelda Ferguson, 73, of Chillicothe passed from this life on Thursday, January 3, 2019 in Adena Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. She was born May 31, 1945 in Columbus, OH as one of seventeen children to the late William & Susan Hickey. On June 2, 1962 she married Richard Ferguson who preceded her in death.

Surviving are her three children: Richard (Heidi) Ferguson Jr., Tami (Dennis) Doyle, both of Chillicothe, and Kelly (Wayne) Swint of Columbus; her grandchildren: Crissie Gibson, Anthony (Angie) Swint, Amber (Josh) Tripp, Nick (Bailey) Ferguson, Dustin Doyle, & Ryan Ferguson and her siblings Tommy (Sue) Hickey, Patti Walters, several great grandchildren and a multitude of nieces and nephews.

Cecilia worked at Pickaway Area Recovery Services in Circleville for more than 20 years. She was a dedicated worker who enjoyed those she worked with. Cecilia most enjoyed the Ohio State Buckeyes & Sunday dinners with her family.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, January 6, 2019 in the FAWCETT OLIVER GLASS AND PALMER FUNERAL HOME with Rev. Barry Bennett officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 12:00 pm until the hour of service on Sunday.  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105 ( 

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