Bobbie Faye Ferguson

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Bobbie Faye Ferguson, 78, of Sherman Oaks, Calif., passed away, June 25, 2022, from natural causes. She was born in Memphis, Tenn., October 10, 1943, to JP and Dora Gammel. Bobbie Faye grew up in Eudora, Ark., and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello, receiving a degree in Speech and Communications. Bobbie Faye, representing her University, was in the Top Ten in the Miss Arkansas Pageant. She was Teacher of the Year in Little Rock, where she taught history at McClellan High School. While there, she was sponsor of the debate team and the cheerleading squad. Upon moving to Dallas, Texas, she taught speech and debate at Skyline High School, and was one of the founding members and acting teachers at the KD Studio. She later became a successful model and actress, with TV credits including Designing Women and Dukes of Hazard, and films like Superman. She also taught acting at the LA Film Actor's Lab.  A Clinton appointee, she started NASA's multimedia program in Washington, D.C., and would later serve in the same position for The Department of Homeland Security in Los Angeles, Calif. Bobbie Faye is survived by her son; daughter-in-law; three grandsons; two brothers; a sister-in-law; nieces and nephews; and too many friends to count. Bobbie Faye truly lived life to the fullest, traveling the world as well as enjoying life's simple pleasures, but most of all spending quality time with family and friends. She was a supportive cheerleader to all the people in her life and a beloved member of her community. She will be missed immensely. The celebration of life will be held at 12 p.m. August 20, in Los Angeles, Calif. Donations can be made in her name to: Los Angeles Mission,

Published July 13, 2022

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