Kay Smith Ferguson, 84, a resident of Eagle and formerly of Gooding, passed away on Friday, May 26, 2023 at Paramont Parks Assisted Living and Memory Care in Eagle.
Carlynn Kay Silver was born on October 15, 1938 in Lewiston, Idaho, the daughter of Carl and Grenda Silver.
She was raised and educated in Asotin, Washington, graduating in 1956. She then attended Eastern Washington State College.
Kay married Keith Smith on November 8, 1958 in Clarkston, Washington. Sometime after Keith’s passing, she moved from the farm in Gooding to Eagle. There she met and married Dave Ferguson.
She is survived by: her husband - Dave Ferguson of Eagle; her children – Karma (Mike) Cusack of Eagle; Karen Osborne of Kimberly; Karl (Jennifer) Smith of Grangeville; and Kory (Melissa) Smith of Boise; her grandchildren – Braden (Katie) Osborne, Teagan Smith, Caitlin (Matt) Larkin, Chase (Miranda) Cusack, Danica (Will) Cusack, Brandon (Jennifer) Smith and Chris (Kate) Hendrix; six great grandchildren; and her lifetime best friend – Louise Osborn of Clarkston, Washington.
She was preceded in death by: her parents – Carl and Glenda; her husband – Keith; sister – Gloria; brother – Gary; son-in-law – Mike; and granddaughter – McKinsey.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, June 5, 2023 at 11:00 am with Pastor John Grimsted officiating.
Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Demaray Funeral Service – Gooding Chapel.
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