Laura (Ferguson) McCarty

May 11, 1933 ~ December 27, 2020 (age 87)


          Mrs. Laura Marquite “Peggy” McCarty, 87, of 1199 Fraley Road, Salt Lick, KY, passed away Sunday December 27, 2020 at her residence after an extended illness.

          Born May 11, 1933 in West Virginia a daughter of the late Everett Ferguson and the late Anna Townsend Ferguson. She was the widow of the late Ival McCarty, a homemaker and attended Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness.

          Survivors include 1 daughter, Annabel Crouch of Salt Lick, KY, 5 sons, Don (Joyce) McCarty of Owingsville, KY, Michael (Cassie) McCarty of Owingsville, KY, Pete McCarty of Salt Lick, KY, Clifford (Kathy) McCarty of Farmers, KY and Timmy R. McCarty of Salt Lick, KY, 1 sister, Sandy (Frank) Hardin of Salt Lick, KY, 1 brother, John (Wanda) Copher of Salt Lick, KY, 12 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

          In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 daughters, Gina Gail McCarty and Debbie Jo McCarty and a son in law, Rosie Crouch.

          Services will be conducted Wednesday December 30, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Powell Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Jones Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday December 30, 2020 from 11:00 AM until service time at 1:00 PM.

          Serving as pallbearers will be Don McCarty, Michael McCarty, Pete McCarty, Clifford McCarty, Timmy McCarty, Anthony McCarty, Johnny Cline and Travis Fulton.

          Due to Covid 19 regulations and mandates and a desire to keep everyone safe and healthy, a limited number of guests will be permitted along with face coverings and social distancing must be observed.

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