Friday, July 17, 2020, our Lord and Savior called home, His daughter, Ashley Marie Whittaker. Ashley Marie Whittaker, Daughter of Arthur Ferguson Jr. and Lillie Ferguson, was born on April 3, 1985 in Millington, TN to a loving and supportive family including one sister, Dana Potts (Michael Potts), Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins.
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Ashley was a humble and gentle spirited woman. She lived a life of servitude. She believed in being used in service for others. Ashley was known as an angel with a kind heart. Her desire to serve led her to join the United States Air Force, where she served honorably. Not long after her service to our Country, she settled in Central Florida.
In 2015, Ashley was joined in marriage with Marcus Whittaker. Upon this union, she became a member of West Orlando Christian Center COGIC. She served within the ministry faithfully. Whatever her hands found to do, she did to the glory and honor of God. Ashley was a faithful and vital member of the Children's Ministry staff, where she served as the activities coordinator and group leader. She served the children of God with passion, love and patience. Her creativity gave the children's ministry the ability to bring the word of God alive to the community we serve. Her love for God, his children and firm belief in a child's education, led her to work at the King's Academy, a ministry of West Orlando Christian Center, providing early childhood education as a staffed teacher.
Ashley was an incredible woman with a desire to please God, love her family, and cherish her friends. She lived the life of a Godly woman and has taken her rest in the Masters arms.
Ashley was preceded in death by her Grandmothers: Marie Stanton and Ernestine Tottenham; Grandfathers: Quincy Lockett Sr. and Arthur Ferguson Sr.; and her aunt, Linda Hansbrough.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her two sons: Aubree Nelson and Marcus Whittaker Jr.; her mother: Lillie Ferguson; her father: Arthur Ferguson Jr.; Her sister: Dana Potts (Michael Potts); her niece: Elora Potts; and her special friends: Anitra Starks and Tanisha Fortune. of Also, forever remembered by her aunts, uncles, cousins, and loving friends.
Ashley's arrangements are in the caring guidance of Winter Oak Funeral Home and Cremations,
1132 E. Plant St. Winter Garden, FL 34787