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Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009
Catherine Calloway
Catherine E. Ferguson Lung Calloway, 94, of Fort Wayne, Ind., and formerly Mercer County, died at 6:45 p.m. Sept. 21, 2009, at Woodview Health Care Center, Fort Wayne.
She was born April 26, 1915, in Mercer County to John and Rilla Rutledge McCristy. Her husbands, Charles Thomas Ferguson, Roscoe Lung and Ray Dorris Calloway, all preceded her in death.
Surviving are a daughter-in-law, Chris Herring, Fort Wayne; five nieces and nephews, living in Rockford and Ft. Wayne; and a number of great-nieces and nephews.
Deceased are a son, Lowell Eugene Ferguson; two brothers, Clarence and Dale McCristy; two sisters, Cecile Bauer and Gladys Croghan; and two grandchildren.
She was a certified home health aide for many years. She was associated with the Friends Church in Ohio and the Salvation Army in Fort Wayne and had been a children's evangelist in Fort Wayne.
Services are 3 p.m. Thursday at W.H.Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina, Joseph Romary, officiating. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery, Rockford.
Calling is 2-3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Roanoke Baptist Church, Roanoke, Ind., for mission work.
Condolences can be sent to dick-hellwarth@verizonmail.com.
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