Alva M. Ferguson of Tool passed away Sept. 10, 2018 in Terrell. Alva was born Feb. 17, 1922 in Ada, Okla. Alva graduated from Ada High School and began his career as a meat cutter before marrying the love of his life Edith McElroy in 1942. He was in the U.S. Navy serving on the USS Los Angeles during World War II. At the end of the war, he quickly rose to executive positions in Humpty Dumpty, Wrigley’s, Kroger’s and Tom Thumb. Alva retired in 1996 and spent many happy years golfing and boating at Cedar Creek Lake. He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Edith, two brothers, two sisters and very good friends Norma and Dick Bartz. Alva is survived by his son Don and wife Caren of Terrell, daughter Janet Feltz of Plano, grandchildren Kelly Morten, Amy Duckworth and Aaron Felts and eight great-grandchildren. He was a Christian, a member of the Baptist church and he is now present at a great family reunion in Heaven.