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Esther Ferguson Hailey
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Obituary for Esther Ferguson Hailey

Mrs. Esther Ferguson Hailey, age 72 of Wilkesboro, passed away February 7, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held 3:00 Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Reins Sturdivant Chapel with Rev. Casey Walker officiating. Burial will be in Scenic Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00 prior to the service at Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hailey was born October 23, 1945 in Bluefield, WV to John Henry and Eleanor Carlton Ferguson. She was retired from Tyson Foods.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter; Marilyn Angelee Ferguson, a son; Anthony Gwyn Hailey, one granddaughter; Deneaka Jones, a great grandchild; Elijah Hailey, four sisters; Arbradella Dula, Naomi Jones, Brenda Barnes and Gwendola Ferguson, five brothers; Edwin R. Ferguson, Hebrew Ferguson, Julius Jerome Ferguson, John Henry Ferguson and Baby Boy Ferguson.
Mrs. Hailey is survived by two daughters; Dora Alicia Hailey and Rachel Bonnita Hailey both of Wilkesboro, a son; Walter Pressley Ferguson, six grandchildren; Jason Ferguson, Dominique Jones, Nicolas Billips, Bakari Walker, Reagan Hailey and Tony Hailey, eight great grandchildren, four sisters; Carlene Horton of Lenoir, Barbara Jean McVay of Wilkesboro, Wanda Lee Shew and husband Walter of Wilkesboro and Jeanette Lomeli of Wilkesboro, two brothers; Arthur Ferguson and wife Elizabeth of North Wilkesboro and Joseph A. Ferguson and wife Liza of North Wilkesboro, Aunts; Gertrude Parsons of Boomer and Lula Mae Hayes of Florida and a host of nieces and nephews.
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659





3:00 PM
Reins-Sturdiavant Chapel

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

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Scenic Memorial Gardens Cemetery

545 Moravian Falls Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697


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