Austine Greene Ferguson of Dawson, GA died Tuesday, October 12, 2021, in Toccoa, GA. Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 17, at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Dawson. The Rev. Cody Timmerman, nephew of Austine, will officiate.
Born in Dawson on September 1, 1954, Mrs. Ferguson grew up in the Pleasant Hill Community. She graduated from Terrell Academy and completed a business certificate at Albany Technical College. Mrs. Ferguson retired from the Bank of Dawson in 2013 after 39 years of service as bookkeeper, investment supervisor, and operations manager. Austine enjoyed cooking and traveling, especially to North Georgia where she always added to her pottery collection. She was a member of the Dawson First United Methodist Church. Mrs. Ferguson was preceded in death by her parents, Austin and Joyce Greene, and a daughter, Meredith Barfield.
Survivors include her husband, Tim Ferguson; two sons, Tyler Ferguson (Aniko) and Landon Ferguson (Melanie); a stepdaughter, Jamie Gallop (Earl); two sisters, Gail Thaxton (Billy) and Leigh Williams (Brent); two brothers, John (Terri) and Karl (Angela); two grandchildren (Ravyn and Mason); and one great grandchild (Levi).
Memorials may be made to Lights of Love, c/o Phoebe Foundation, P.O. Box 3770, Albany, GA, 31706.