James Allen "Buster" Ferguson

October 7, 1949 ~ September 17, 2022 (age 72)
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James Allen "Buster" Ferguson, age 72 of Baldwin, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at his residence following an extended illness.

Born at Arrendale Hospital in Cornelia, Georgia on October 07, 1949, he was a son of the late Thomas Silvia & Martha Melinda Maxwell Ferguson. Buster was in the construction industry for most of his life. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. Buster was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Sergeant Ethan Painter, brother, Charles Ferguson; niece, Cathy Mauldin; nephews, Jeff Haynie & Eddie Ferguson; & great-nephew, Tyler Ferguson.

Survivors include his children, Vivian Dorsey of Clarkesville, GA; Missy & Scott Painter of Eastanollee, GA; Rev. Dexter Ferguson & fiancé, Maureen Shelnut of Cleveland, GA; Rhett Ferguson & fiancé, Kylie Turner of Salina, UT; grandchildren, Jessie Painter, Trent Morgan, Trevor Morgan, Hannah Morgan, & Mila Turner; great-grandson, Eli Morgan; sisters & brother-in-law, Angie Haynie of Crawford, GA; Rebecca & Carter Brock; Anthony & Rachel Ferguson all of Baldwin, GA; several nieces, nephews, other relatives, & friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Kenneth McEntire officiating. Interment will follow in the Mountain View Baptist Church Cemetery in Baldwin with his son, Rev. Dexter Ferguson officiating at the graveside.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

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Arrangements are in the care and professional direction of Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256

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September 20, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Funeral Service
September 21, 2022

2:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Interment following service
September 21, 2022

Mountain View Baptist Church Cemetery
269 Mountain View Road
Baldwin, GA 30511

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