Shona Ferguson to be laid to rest in private ceremony

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  • South African actor and producer Shona Ferguson will be laid to rest in a private ceremony attended only by family on Wednesday.
  • Shona, who started Ferguson Films with his wife Connie in 2010, died from Covid-19 related complications on 30 July.
  • The details of a memorial service will be released at a later date, said Conrad Mwanza in a statement to Channel24.

South African actor and producer Shona Ferguson will be laid to rest in a private ceremony on Wednesday.

He's known for various TV roles including starring in Muvhango as Dr Leabu. In March 2007, he left the Venda soap opera and starred as Itumeleng in The Wild from 2011 to 2013.

He started the production company Ferguson Films with his wife Connie Ferguson in 2010, who both starred in the company's first TV production, Rockville

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In a statement, Ferguson Films confirmed that the actor would be laid to rest on Wednesday in a private ceremony attended only by family.

Speaking to Channel24, Conrad Mwanza said that details of a memorial service would be released at a later date once the necessary arrangements have been made. 

The Ferguson family thanked friends and the public for their "kind words of comfort". 

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