’Ours is a once in a lifetime kind of love’: Connie and Shona Ferguson’s love story in pictures
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On a day that was supposed to mark the 20th anniversary since they met, Connie Ferguson posted a tribute message to her late husband, Shona Ferguson, also known as “Uncle Sho“.
In her tribute, Connie speaks of their love: “Ours is a once in a lifetime kind of love. We joked about how we were going to be in our old age. How we would take turns supporting each other and being strong for each other.”
Theirs was a beautiful love story witnessed by many.
The Fergusons became a force to be reckoned with in the entertainment industry. Starting their production company, Ferguson Films, in 2010, the power couple produced award-winning TV shows, among them Rockville, The Queen and The Throne.
Take a look at these five pictures that share Shona and Connie’s love story.
Connie and Shona Ferguson met on July 31, 2001 and were married by the end of the year.
Shona and Connie celebrated their 19th wedding anniversary in December. Connie said they were planning the 20th wedding anniversary in November. On their 19th anniversary, Connie shared an image with the caption: “I have no idea what you were saying here, but the fact that 19 years later you still manage to make me laugh is everything I’ve prayed for and more!”
Matching outfits days
The Fergusons made their relationship work for them. “Be a boss. Date a boss. Build an empire.” ~ Unknown. “Hustle together. Stay together.”
Sunday carpet-chill day
The couple loved being together, sometimes just lying on the floor and chatting. Connie said the floor was the most underrated relaxing place ever. “There’s just something about being ’grounded’ that soothes the soul beyond. Sho and I do this a lot! We love to just lie on the floor and talk about everything and nothing.”
Affectionate in public
Shona loved his wife and showed his love publicly. “Get home, kiss the minister of home affairs AND finance, check messages… in that order.”