D. Jo Ferguson, longtime publisher of The Pawnee Chief, died Jan. 4, 2010, in Pawnee. He was 87.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, at the First Christian Church, 900 Sixth St., Pawnee, OK. Services are under the direction of Poteet Funeral Home in Pawnee, (918) 762-2557.
Ferguson, who has served as publisher at The Chief since 1949, was president of the Oklahoma Press Association in 1972. He was inducted into the OPA Half Century Club in 1988 and was presented with the OPA's Milt Phillips Award in 1992. In 1998, he was inducted into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame.
This notice provided courtesy of the Oklahoma Newspaper Foundation, 3601 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73105-5499
Posted on Mon, January 5, 2009